Last year, some 64,000 people died of drug overdoses, most of them involving some type of opioid. In Washington, 694 people died from opioid overdoses. That's more than the total number of Americans killed during the Vietnam War.
Last year, some 64,000 people died of drug overdoses, most of them involving some type of opioid. In Washington, 694 people died from opioid overdoses. That's more than the total number of Americans killed during the Vietnam War. Dreamstime TNS file photo
Last year, some 64,000 people died of drug overdoses, most of them involving some type of opioid. In Washington, 694 people died from opioid overdoses. That's more than the total number of Americans killed during the Vietnam War. Dreamstime TNS file photo

Dr. Wood: Opioid crisis requires communitywide response

November 11, 2017 07:15 AM