Thursday, June 12, 2014

East Lyme Confronts Heroin Use

The Day, June 12, 2014

"It's happening here — and in other small towns and cities, both rich and poor, across the state and nation. 

That was the message Wednesday afternoon at a community forum on heroin addiction and the need to do more to address it.

Police, town officials, school principals, residents and health representatives filled the Town Hall meeting room and candidly shared why they attended.

East Lyme has had two fatal heroin overdoses in the past year, police Sgt. Wilfred Blanchette said, and emergency personnel have responded to an overdose call at least every other week." Read more

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