Funeral service sees impact opioid epidemic has on families first hand


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — People who work in funeral service see the impact the opioid epidemic has on families who have lost loved ones to overdose and drug-related deaths.

Kevin Schoedinger is the Executive Vice President of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service. He said he and others in the funeral home business are in it to help people, but it never gets easier to see a young life lost in a way that can be prevented.