Statistics are the tip of a deadly iceberg in growing opioid epidemic

The Houma Times - As Terrebonne Parish explores the potential of joining communities suing big pharmaceutical companies over costs associated with drug overdoses, the march to the graveyard and frantic rides to hospitals continue unabated, with no signs of relief.

What is now termed the nation’s “opioid epidemic” reaches far and wide and the Bayou region is no exception.