Black and Hispanic overdose rates on the rise

Substance use disorder can impact anyone. In fact, about 46 million Americans are living with addiction. And though the rates of substance use in the African American and Hispanic communities are similar to the general population, these communities have experienced a sharp increase in overdoses. “The thing I like about this picture and what it illustrates about him is his introspection, his quick wit,” said Bonni Snider as she looked over photos of her youngest son.