Sept 28, 2022
Original article from News Channel 5 By: Remi Murrey, excerpt:
Lake County is still waiting to get its hands on the hundreds of millions of dollars three major pharmacies were ordered to pay the county for their role in the opioid crisis.
As appeals play out, leaders within the Lake County Opioid Alliance aren’t waiting to figure out how to bring the epidemic to an end.
On Wednesday, they heard from a woman who’s opening up about her addiction battle in hopes of saving others.
“I was completely lost. My life was totally ruined,” said Kara Goergen.
Goergen says the woman you see now is a complete 180 from just three and a half years ago….
The next meeting for the Lake County Opioid Alliance is December 7, 2022 at 2 p.m.