Joining him were experts from around the county to shed light on various aspects of the issue and what potentially can be done to combat it.
At first, he started taking medication to cope with his depression, but it eventually led to opioid and heroin addiction. After several stints in and out of rehab, Christopher is now clean and in recovery.
For too many Americans, an underperforming economy has diminished opportunities to pursue their dreams and leave behind a better future for the next generation.
The combination of heavy-handed regulations, confusing paperwork requirements, and a complex and unfair tax code make it harder and harder to succeed.
It's a tragic and fast-growing epidemic that touches every corner of our state and is tearing apart families and communities.
April Demers is no stranger to addiction — she was born into it.
At a young age, April slept in the car while her mom drank at the bar. As she grew up, April's mom would disappear for days, leaving her to fend for herself.
These experiences made April determined to reverse the trends of addiction.