Opinion: Help fight the opioid epidemic in King County

We must work together to fight opioid abuse, a terrible condition that derails promising lives, contributes to our homelessness crisis and rips apart families and communities, say Dr. Lisa Egbert and Dr. Christopher Delecki.
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