D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has declared a public emergency in the District and says her office will utilize new tools to combat two critical issues plaguing the city: the ongoing opioid crisis and the rise youth violence.
he opioid epidemic has wreaked havoc across the United States, with Washington, D.C., being no exception. The emergency declaration will enable Mayor Bowser’s office to deploy new tools and resources in tackling this crisis more effectively. This includes increased access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and a focus on preventative measures such as education and community outreach. The District has experienced a significant rise in fatal overdoses, with an increase of 36% between 2017 and 2018 alone.
Black Conservative Perspective discusses this in the youtube video below:
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Thank you Democrats for enabling these young scholars.
Thank you Democrats for wanting to let adults get away with crimes. What did they think would happen to kids?