As if we needed another reminder of the extent of the opioid and other drug crisis facing not just South Milwaukee, but all of us, comes word that five Milwaukee County residents died of overdoses on Saturday alone.
One was a 55-year-old man from South Milwaukee. Here is the Fox 6 story.
Nine South Milwaukee residents died due to accidental drug overdoses in 2017.
Do you know someone who needs help? Check out the information below … and also consider joining the South Milwaukee United Against Drug Abuse Coalition, whose mission is to “to prevent, educate and bring awareness to the effects of substance abuse and addiction, and to support those affected by it” to get to “a community free of substance abuse, addiction and the harms associated with it.” Details here.