Opioid Epidemic A Familiar Face for Teen Challenge

“From Small Town, USA, to the White House, the recognition of the abuse of — and addiction to — opioids is headline news. Each year, tens of thousands of Americans (63,632 in 2016) die due to drug overdoses, and according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 66 percent involve a prescription or illicit opioid.

Don Wilkerson, who co-founded Teen Challenge in 1958 with his brother Dave, has spent 60 years bringing the gospel message to gangs and drug addicts — showing them the way to overcome their addictions, including addiction to opioids.”


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