"In every town and city I visit, people from all walks of life have shared with me their personal stories of loss and tragedy. Our families, our communities, and our children are being destroyed by this epidemic. A prominent regional hospital executive recently said to me, 'The Opioid Crisis is the Number One public health crisis facing our nation today.'
The stark realities of addiction have no bounds. Last year in Connecticut we saw over 1,000 people die from overdoses. Hundreds of thousands of American lives have been lost from drug fatalities."
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