opioid crisis

The opioid crisis
Atmore, Escambia County not immune to addiction epidemic By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Note: This article is the first in a two-part series on the opioid crisis and its effect locally. Part two, which will be published in the November 7 edition of Atmore News, will deal with the options available for those addicted to opium-based pain medications. A medical problem that began cropping up in the 1990s has…