The Bronx’s Quiet, Brutal War with Opioids

New York Times –  “In the Bronx, which lost more residents to drug overdoses last year than any other New York City borough, the heroin epidemic has latched on to a vulnerable population.” Jose A. Delreal gives inside look at the community’s fight against addiction and the “social forces that have left some Bronx residents especially vulnerable: a history of high drug use in the area; a growing supply of cheap heroin on the streets; and the proliferation of a deadly synthetic opioid, fentanyl.”

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