A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living Homes

(By Will Stone for NPR)

When Phillip decided to stop using heroin, he knew sticking around home was a recipe for failure.

“It’s just, like, a heroin epidemic on Long Island where I’m from. So I had to get away from that and now I’m in Prescott, Arizona,” Phillip says. NPR agreed not to use his last name because he is struggling with addiction and fears it might hurt his chances of future employment. Continue reading article here…..

 

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