You might not know this about the opioid crisis

WCPOPublished: July 1, 2018
Published: July 1, 2018

If you pictured a face of the opioid crisis, you'd probably think of someone who's white and from the suburbs. But that preconception hides a fact many people have ignored: Addiction doesn't discriminate. And in some cases, opioids have harmed minorities at a higher rate than whites. Faith and community leaders gathered Saturday at New Prospect Baptist Church in Roselawn to shed more light on that disconnect -- and to talk about what can be done to fix it.

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