This Powerful Video About Maine Lobstermen Addicted to Heroin Will Make You Rethink The Opioid Epidemic
This up close and personal look at Mainers hooked on heroin in Washington County will give you a whole new perspective on the ongoing opioid crisis.
Produced and shared by Tonic, this mini documentary highlights the lives and daily struggles of fishermen in downeast Maine, and puts a human face on a very real problem. In 2016, Maine averaged one overdose death per day.
Maybe with more documentaries like this, public awareness of just how big this problem is can get to a point where we can really do something substantial to fix it.