They Lost Sons To Drug Overdoses: How The Pandemic May Be Fueling Deaths Of Despair

Karen Butcher’s son Matthew struggled for years with an addiction to opioids. She’s convinced the pandemic made it worse. The restaurant in Scott County, Ky., where Matthew worked as a bartender closed before the pandemic, and soon other establishments, from restaurants to stores, followed suit as states imposed lockdowns. “One day you’re a bartender and …

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