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‘Heroin(e)’: The Women Fighting Addiction In Appalachia

‘Heroin(e)’: The Women Fighting Addiction In Appalachia

By | 2018-03-07T14:02:07+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Addiction and Recovery News, Recovery Blog|Comments Off on ‘Heroin(e)’: The Women Fighting Addiction In Appalachia
Huntington, W.V. Fire Chief Jan Rader is a central figure in the Netflix documentary short Heroin(e).
Rebecca Kiger/Netflix

The opioid epidemic has hit Huntington, W.Va., very hard, with an overdose rate 10 times the national average.

Documentary filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon chose Huntington as the setting for her short doc about America’s opioid crisis, Heroin(e). It’s now nominated for an Oscar.

Check out the original post on NPR here.

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