From Illinois: "The community’s muted response to gun violence stands in contrast to its full-throated reaction to the opioid crisis."

"The local, state, and federal response to the opioid epidemic has been a rare bipartisan one, triggering an outpouring of resources, such as more doses of the opioid-overdose antidote Narcan for police officers. The focus on expanded opioid treatment differs from what those addicted to other drugs experience: a path to the criminal justice system."