Reporters at some of the largest and most prestigious newspapers in the country don’t use the accepted phrase “died by suicide” instead of the “committed” phrase. But this regional paper got it right. A lot of education for the public in this article.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — In the city’s ongoing effort to educate the community about the dangers of the heroin and opioid epidemic, Colonial Heights put on the fourth act of their Heroin and Opiate summits on Tuesday night.
“Our mission and hope is to one day end the need for events like this one,” said Colonial Heights Sheriff Todd B. Wilson.
Recovering addicts and law enforcement officials from around the region have spoken to residents at the summits, though the last two summits have also featured roundtable discussions where residents got the chance to learn more about the resources available to them. Read more at the Progress Index……