Letter: Counter opioid epidemic with protection, education


The Dispatch reported on Feb. 11 that “drug overdose deaths in Franklin County are at their highest ever.” Those of us in the funeral services business see the impact of this crisis firsthand.

While this profession requires a certain level of emotional detachment, to see so many people’s lives cut short in their prime is devastating. I’m also the father of three daughters and my greatest fear is losing a child to drugs.