One woman’s fight for her son’s life shows the need for a coordinated campaign to contain the heroin epidemic

Cheryl Nunamacher is courageous to speak of her son’s opioid addiction, helping to mute the stigma. Her experience shows us that better coordination is needed among the professionals — police, judges, probation officers, and rehab counselors — who are in the front lines fighting drug addiction and the crimes that often go with it.

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