United Way officials: Billions needed for opioid fight; meth abuse rising

More federal funding to fight opiate addiction is critical. There is also a growing need to identify effective local strategies for combating a shifting array of “drugs of choice,” including meth.

Those were among the take-aways from a “United Way Leadership & Board of Directors Retreat,” much of which was focused on opiate abuse, held Jan. 29 at the Granville Inn.