It’s time we all embrace recovery, not just those who are overcoming a substance use disorder. Once we understand that this is a treatable disease and not a moral failing, better days are ahead for everyone. People can and do recover, going on to lead healthy lives. That’s why it’s so important to provide understanding and support, regardless of where in the recovery process someone might be.

Criminal drug networks are mass-producing fake pills, making them easily accessible and often sold on the internet and through social media to children and teenagers. These counterfeits are made to look real and often contain deadly amounts of fentanyl.