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Unattainable treatment costs opioid addicts their lives

Unattainable treatment costs opioid addicts their lives

March 8, 2018

Maya Brodows '20 Nineteen-year-old Gage Bellitto from Bronxville, New York was nothing if not determined. Whether he was studying hard or experimenting with illegal substances, one thing was certain: Bellitto enjoyed testing his limits. On Dec. 27 2017, police found Belitto’s body, estimated to hav...

Opioid epidemic wounds the country

Opioid epidemic wounds the country

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

March 5, 2016

Connecticut’s opioid epidemic has increased exponentially in the past year and has especially harmed Weston, CT recently, a town close to home. Opioids are drugs used to combat severe pain, and unless used properly can result in grave consequences such as death.  The three most commonly abused opioi...

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