Jim Wahlberg, brother of actor Mark, actor-rapper Donnie, and Wahlburgers chef Paul, has written a memoir titled “The Big Hustle: A Boston Street Kid’s Story of Addiction and Redemption.”
A fourth Wahlberg brother comes to the fore in new book
Opioid crisis reaches all corners of West Virginia, leaving few untouched
West Virginia leads the nation in drug overdose death rates. With an average of 57.8 deaths per 100,000 residents, the state’s drug fatality rate was nearly three times higher than the national average of 21.7 deaths.
Opioids claiming lives and affecting many others, say panelists
Statistics tell the grim story of the opioid crisis that has beset the United States.
Overdoses, suicides, gun violence and God-talk
Our society is failing to get to the bottom of the issues and unless we address these problems with an eye to the whole of the human person — a union of body and soul made for relationship with God and others — change will not come.
Epicenter for opioid addiction is mission field for Catholic outreach
Philadelphia’s ongoing struggle with opioid addiction has found an epicenter in the Kensington section of the city, where open-air heroin sales, drug usage and overdoses have become commonplace.
Pope calls for gathering to find ways to end, prevent drug abuse
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has requested a special study session at the Vatican to look at how to solve the growing problem of drug […]