This sea of white crosses serves as a grim reminder of record-breaking overdoses: ‘It’s life and death’

“RICHMOND, Va. — Flags around Virginia are flying at half-staff on Wednesday to mark International Overdose Day. In both the United States and Virginia, there was a record number of overdose deaths in 2021, driven largely by fentanyl.

“This is the only effective way to reverse an opioid overdose,” Jordan Siebert, a certified peer recovery specialist with Daily Planet Health Services, said.”

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