In late 2015 and early 2016, the Woodstock community was shocked into action by a string of drug-related deaths of young people. Since then, progress has been made on enforcement and treatment. But the problem is persistent.
Community members touched by opiate addiction have searched for answers, support, and solutions to a multifaceted problem. After months of
Once, dinosaurs roamed New York. Not long ago they were so numerous herds of them clogged the highways, morning and
A former addict looks at heroin addiction and is shocked by its pervasiveness in Woodstock. “I could never have imagined in 1968, when I was using, just how out of hand the problem has become today,” he writes. It’s hitting the younger generation especially hard. You can see it driving through Woodstock on a nice summer day, says one addict in the story: where you used to see young people hanging out and having fun, now it’s only tourists. Many of those young people are, instead, indoors, in designated shooting galleries.