DEA introduces new plan of attack for opioid crisis in Bristol County

opioidsandparaphernalia1_article(WJAR, December 10) In 2018, over 80% of drug deaths in Bristol County involved the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.

DEA Official Mark Skeffington recently spoke to WJAR about the local opioid crisis and his agency’s 360 initiative.

"We're getting out into the community and we're talking to people and families that maybe we haven't in the past," Skeffington said. "The more we talk about this problem, the better off we are in the end." Read more.