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The Minford High School Class of 2000, in rural Minford, Ohio, began its freshman year as a typical class. It had its jocks and its cheerleaders, its slackers and its overachievers.
1 hour ago by marksbren
The Minford High School Class of 2000, in rural Minford, Ohio, began its freshman year as a typical class. It had its jocks and its cheerleaders, its slackers and its overachievers.
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this is such a smart and devastating angle into the opioid crisis
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2 days ago by rebeccarobbins
The high school yearbook is a staple of teenage life. But for some, it reflects the devastating toll of the opioid crisis.
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2 days ago by reginajmc
Purdue Pharma introduced its opioid painkiller, OxyContin, in 1996, when the Class of 2000 entered high school. Some students began experimenting, often combining prescription opiates with alcohol at parties.

For many, what started as a weekend dalliance morphed swiftly into an all-consuming dependence. They swallowed opiates before school, snorted painkillers in the bathrooms and crushed up pills with a baseball on desks at the back of classrooms.

"Getting hooked is nobody’s plan."
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/us/addiction-heroin-opioids.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/31/us/opioid-children-addiction.html
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2 days ago by ingenu
The Class of Opioids
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2 days ago by Palafo
RT : Heartbreaking story: You can help the addicted with no where to go through
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2 days ago by ewerickson
The Class of 2000 'Could Have Been Anything.' Until Opioids Hit. via
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3 days ago by bperrier