[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s opioid related deaths continue to rise across the country, a lack of resources locally could make it difficult for Hays County residents to overcome the addiction.
Opioid related deaths have surged in recent years, with 33,000 deaths reported in 2015.
Of that number, 1,186 opioid related deaths were in Texas.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), more than 90 Americans per day die after overdosing on opioids.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include the il...