‘It’s Raining Needles’: Discarded Syringes From Heroin Crisis Creating Public Health Threat

In cleaning up trash along the Merrimack River, Morrison and his crew have encountered hundreds of needles throughout abandoned homeless encampments along the river, as well as among the debris that accumulates in booms. He decided to collect the needles and display them in a large fish bowl to demonstrate the enormity of the problem.

However, it is not only Morrison that has noticed the issue. In San Francisco, California, volunteers collected more than 13,000 syringes in the month of March alone—up exponentially from an estimated 2,900 needles picked up in March 2016. | More…

| Christian News

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