HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - WAFF 48 News anchor Liz Hurley moderated a panel discussion on opiate addiction Thursday night.
The public forum addressed where we are, as a community and a state, in combating this addiction. It was sponsored by the FBI Citizens Alumni Academy, the FBI and the DEA.
The discussion followed a screening of the documentary “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict.”
There were more than 70 opiate-related deaths in Huntsville-Madison County in 2018.