Spring 2017

Cover Story

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

More Americans died from a drug overdose last year than from traffic accidents, and three out of five of those deaths involved a highly addictive opioid. In 2014, nearly 2 million Americans said they abused prescription pain pills, and nearly 20,000 of them died from an overdose. Another 10,000-plus died from heroin — an opiate that’s often the next step for prescription drug abusers searching for a stronger, cheaper fix.

Also In This Issue

The Songwriter

Maybe you’re like Harrington was at first — you don’t immediately recognize the name John D. Loudermilk. But if you were been a fan of popular music at any time between the 1960s and the 1990s, you probably know more than a few of his songs.

No stranger to cult hits

The 2004 Campbell graduate is part of “Stranger Things” canon with her brief role as Sandra, the short-term love interest of hero police chief Jim Hopper (played by David Harbour).