HALLAM, Pa. (WHTM) – They’ve seen it all — death, pain, trauma — and they’re on the front lines of the opioid epidemic, which claims lives every day.
On Thursday, first responders were celebrated by an unexpected group: recovering addicts who at one point saw them as the enemy.
“First responders tonight get a chance to see that their efforts aren’t wasted,” said Paul Curci, an addiction recovery specialist for Blueprints.
The event was organized by Blueprints and sponsored by Recovery Centers of America at Devon, Elements Behavioral Health, Summit Behavioral Healthcare and Banyan Treatment Center.
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