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Very seriously. They need to use both treatment and enforcement of drug laws.—Robert Santos, Unemployed, Roxbury
It’s bad out there. You see it in the streets. The government should put more money into treatment.—Nestor Castro, Mass Health Coordinator, South End
They should do more than what they’re doing. They should stop with the tax cuts for the rich and put money into treatment. And the president should shut his mouth.—Larry Ricketts, Call Center Coordinator, Roxbury
The government should put more into treatment. They should deal with the people who want help.—Darrene Hurt, Student, Dorchester
I think they should collect unused prescriptions and keep drugs out of people’s hands. I don’t think there should be a war on drugs. That’s overdoing it.—Calvin Reece, Case Manager, Dorchester
I think they should get help for people who are struggling. More treatment beds instead of leaving people out in the cold.—Brianna Allen-White, Student, Roxbury
How do you think the government should best respond to the opioid crisis?