Among the Many
Wisdom, Companionship, and Hope for Those Who Have Lost a Loved One to Drug Overdose
by Franklin Cook & Sandra Farrell
Deaths due to drug related overdose in the United States are 115 people every day. Thousands of families are affected by the drug epidemic in this country, and it is a serious national crisis. The parents, siblings, friends, and loved ones left behind are faced with many unanswerable questions, made worse by the stigma associated with this kind of death. The truth is that addiction is a disease, just like cancer. And while that disease leaves devastating loss in its wake, those who grieve are not alone, and there are people and resources to help. With testimony from addiction experts, and family members who have walked through this particular loss, Among the Many offers hope for anyone grieving the death of a person due to opioid overdose.
Running time: 50 minutes