Local East Tennessee churches aide in opioid crisis

Several churches throughout the Knox County, TN area unite to help end the opioid crisis in East Tennessee and they hope more churches will unite together to help.

Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others.

Several churches throughout the Knox County, TN area unite to help end the opioid crisis in East Tennessee and they hope more churches will unite together to help.
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Churches can often give help in paying some bills, food and other ways. Some churches even have Celebrate Recovery or other services to help those with additions. 

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