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How the Opiate Crisis Disproportionately Impacts the Veterans’ Community

America’s opiate crisis has reached epic proportions. Reuters has recently reported that more Americans have been killed by opiate drug abuse than have been killed in the Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars combined. It extends far beyond those typically afflicted by drug abuse, digging deep into middle class America. In fact, it has become so widespread that it has even forced the Department of Transportation to update DOT drug testing regulations for 2018. New Department of Transportation regulations now require DOT drug testing for an additional four semi-synthetic opioids that are often abused, including oxymorphone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and hydrocodone.

Unfortunately this crisis disproportionately impacts the veterans’ community, with federal data showing that veterans are twice as likely to die

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DISCHARGED

What happens when you get a group of veterans together? Anything! And that’s exactly what happens in “DISCHARGED,” the new animated comedy which follows four veteran

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