State of Addiction: Faces of the Opioid Crisis -- And a Conversation With Their Loved Ones - NBC New York

    Faces of the Opioid Crisis: Hear From 6 Who Lost Loved Ones

    Recent federal estimates say 91 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses. Every year, tens of thousands of people -- increasingly children -- lose their lives to opioid-related causes. David Ushery sits down with parents from a Bergen County bereavement group who have lost their children to the crisis to shed light on the issue and what can be done to help eradicate this scourge. Read letters written by these family members to others grieving the loss of loved ones to addiction.  Tune in for "State of Addiction," a special week-long investigative series beginning on Monday, Dec. 11 on News 4 New York. (Published Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017) Recent federal estimates say 91 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses. Every year, tens of thousands of people -- increasingly children -- lose... See More