A Sobering Map from the NYT on Overdose Deaths

Map of overdose deaths in the US

Even worse, we were at the forefront of this epidemic in 2003.  US and Appalatia

We should be asking ourselves, are our leaders and our policies placing a hypothetical economic policy ahead of policies that are best for our commons which would include our common health outcomes?

Can it be any clearer the connections and similarities we share with another area that happens to be largely white, largely working class, and a decimated economy when we look at this same map from 2003?

For better resolution and the source please visit…

How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose Deaths Ripples Across America

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