Public Health Crisis

Digging Deep: Attacking the Opioid Epidemic at its Roots

Digging Deep: Attacking the Opioid Epidemic at its Roots

Digging Deep: Attacking the Opioid Epidemic at its Roots

Replicating an innovative model for multi-sector community-based collaborative action across America

This will be the first in a series of blogs on TLI’s Community Collaborative™.

People, families and communities are in deep pain as the death toll from substance abuse continues to climb. For the first time in centuries, life expectancy decreased in the United States. The roots of these issues are found where hope for a better future is dying, where isolation and loneliness are common, and where people segregate themselves from the rich cultures and traditions of those they label as “other”.