Almost 3 quarters of accidental deaths in Lafayette involve opioids

KADNThe war on drugs has become nationwide, even rearing its ugly head right here in Lafayette. One group says the addiction isn’t tethered to a certain class of people it could happen to anyone.

According to Victory Addiction Recovery Center, 71% of accidental deaths in Lafayette last year were tied to an opioid. The alarming report from the Lafayette coroner’s office prompted The Knowledge Effect to take action, starting with a town hall.