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The Damage Done - West Virginia's Opioid Epidemic

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Crystal Collins & Shayla Klein

The Damage Done - West Virginia's Opioid Epidemic

WVPB's continuing coverage of the opioid crisis affecting West Virginia.

Deaths related to opioid abuse have more than doubled in the past decade as millions of prescriptions flooded the state. Treatment programs have been overwhelmed as families struggle to cope with the fallout of addiction. 

These are the stories of West Virginians impacted by the opioid epidemic, and the struggle to combat the crisis.