Just Another Overdose: How My Dad Went From Pastor to Opioid Statistic.

I received an odd phone call from him the night before, and I could tell something was off. When my brother called me the next morning saying he couldn’t get ahold of dad, I knew the situation was bleak. I asked one of my dad’s coworkers via Messenger if he was at work and when she responded “no,” I ran out of my office and headed to his apartment. My brother and wife were already there and had called the police for a wellness check. They had been knocking on the door and windows but my dad was unresponsive. I arrived just as the…