‘Cries for help’: Drug overdoses are soaring during the coronavirus pandemic (Washington Post)

Washington Post: ‘Cries for help’: Drug overdoses are soaring during the coronavirus pandemic. “Nationwide, federal and local officials are reporting alarming spikes in drug overdoses — a hidden epidemic within the coronavirus pandemic. Emerging evidence suggests that the continued isolation, economic devastation and disruptions to the drug trade in recent months are fueling the surge.”