October 30, 2017

Salem News: Warren visits Salem to discuss opioid crisis

SALEM - Hundreds of thousands of people visit Salem every October. But one visitor attracted more attention than most on Monday.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren came to Salem to discuss the opioid crisis with Mayor Kim Driscoll and a table full of local people who are trying to fight a problem plaguing communities everywhere.

Warren stopped by the fire station on Lafayette Street to watch a demonstration by Salem firefighters of how they administer the lifesaving drug Narcan to someone in the midst of an overdose. That was followed by a roundtable discussion of how Salem is dealing with the opioid crisis, with Warren asking what government can do to help them.

Read more on the Salem News website here.