South Florida communities such as Fort Myers and Cape Coral are known as welcoming places to live and raise families. According to a report from the Sun Sentinel, though, there may be another reputation threatening to take over: an opioid epidemic that is claiming the lives of hundreds in the area.
The typical narrative about people who get arrested for drug use often goes something like this: he liked to party, she hung out with the wrong crowd, they were always pushing boundaries. While this can be true of some people, many others end up addicted due to the influence of several types of health factors.
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By Dana Treen Fri, Jan 24, 2014 @ 10:07 am
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