'Lehigh Valley Stroll for Restoration' fights drug overdoses

EASTON, Pa. – Activists in Easton spoke out in opposition to the latest rise in drug overdoses.

The second Lehigh Valley Stroll For Restoration was held Sunday at Louise Moore County Park.

The occasion was sponsored by the non-profit Battle Borne.

Organizers stated it is vital to advertise modifications in legal guidelines and insurance policies and enhance schooling to fight habit.

“Our mission is to coach, we need to construct a neighborhood of hurt discount throughout the state, and assist folks implement hurt discount of their communities,” stated Jordan Scott, with the Pennsylvania Hurt Discount Community.

Organizers stated the occasion got here at an essential time. The CDC simply reported drug overdose deaths within the U.S. hit a document excessive final 12 months.

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