Letter: Treatment Needed for Heroin Addicts
To the Editor:
In Berkshire County, as well as other counties across our United States, crime and heroin are causing great problems to the public.
There has to be better places to treat addictions. So many people go to these clinics, yet very few are quitting or getting better.
Crime is going up because they need to steal from others to support their habits. Many people are dying from overdoses, and families are broken.
How many have to die before a real treatment can be found to end this horrible epidemic.
North Adams, Mass.
Andrew is an Eagle Scout candidate in the Boy Scouts of America program.
Tags: substance abuse,
Support Local NewsWe show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.
How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.
|iBerkshires.com welcomes critical, respectful dialogue; please keep comments focused on the issues and not on personalities. Profanity, obscenity, racist language and harassment are not allowed. iBerkshires reserves the right to ban commenters or remove commenting on any article at any time. Concerns may be sent to email@example.com.|