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Connecticut’s Drug Epidemic: What Can Be Done?

May 22, 2017 By Staff
Connecticut’s Drug Epidemic: What Can Be Done?

The state's drug epidemic doesn't stop at city limits

A recent report published by WalletHub shows the depth of Connecticut’s drug epidemic.Connecticut is ranked seventh in WalletHub‘s “problem areas” report. State officials have reached out for federal resources to combat the opioid epidemic that is far too common across the nation.

Source: WalletHub

From Connecticut’s largest cities, events like Hartford drug “busts” have become routine news. The state’s drug epidemic doesn’t stop at city limits, though. The New Canaan Patch recently published a interactive map of the Connecticut heroin epidemic‘s “deaths by town,” highlighting the human price of Connecticut’s ongoing drug crisis.