OPIOID NATION: Addiction specialists offer help


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – News4Jax is committed to help solve the opioid crisis plaguing our country, state and local communities.

With 91 people dying of an opioid overdose every day in America, News4Jax is doing what it can to help battle the problem. Next Wednesday, WJXT will air a one-hour, prime-time special, "Opioid Nation: An American Epidemic."

Thursday evening, News4Jax held a phone bank staffed by Recovery Keys, an addiction treatment center with locations in Jacksonville and St. Augustine. 

Find much more information on the magnitude of the problem and things being done to fight the crisis in our special section: Opioid Nation.