Category Archives: San Francisco
Tagged addiction, drug and alcohol recovery, harm reduction, heroin, heroin addiction, heroin withdraw, opioid withdraw, painkiller addiction, prescription painkillers, rehab
written for Inspire Malibu
April 25, 2017
LOS ANGELES – Like other states in the U.S., California has seen a spike in overdoses as a result of heroin and prescription painkillers. While the news cycle appears to have moved away from the country’s opioid epidemic, the problem persists. In 2015, an estimated 33,000 people fatally overdosed on heroin or opioid medication, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tagged advocacy, charity, crime, jail, Los Angeles, nonprofit, prison, prison reform, profile, reform, work
November 11, 2015
LOS ANGELES – Diana Zuniga, 28, has been in and out of California prisons for 24 years of her life. She’s been visiting incarcerated family members. Her father is scheduled for release in four to five years. Her uncle is serving 35 years to life.