John McGregor’s addiction has become unrelenting. His constant deceit and theft to fuel his disease have left him estranged from his family. John is now living on the streets.
When a high percentage of our community become addicted to opioids, criminal behavior skyrockets and we all pay the price as a society. It is estimated that in 2007, $2.3 billion was spent on correctional facility costs to lock up addicts and another $1.5 billion was spent in policing costs associated with opioid addition across the United States.
All of us foot the bill.