The Pandemic is Triggering Opioid Relapses Across Appalachia
Published May 20th, 2020
David Leone has spent the past seven months trying to stay clean. Now he just wants to stay alive.
Until a few weeks ago, Leone, 40, was a resident of the Shepherd’s House in Lexington, Kentucky, where he was in recovery for an opioid abuse disorder. He left the treatment center in late March out of fear of catching coronavirus.