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Fighting opioid addiction and stigma in Jewish community

– Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue. Drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, according to the federal government. Nationwide, more than 33,000 people died from causes related to heroin and prescription pain pills in 2015.

The problem affects almost every community, including the Orthodox Jewish communities in the tristate area.