Jess Kirby

Evolving overdose crisis shakes previously effective treatments

BY: - November 20, 2023

BURLINGTON, Vt. — “You can’t inject a horse tranquilizer and think nothing bad is going to happen” to you, said Ty Sears, 33, a longtime drug user now in recovery. Sears was referring to xylazine, a sedative used for animal surgeries that has infiltrated the illicit drug supply across the country, contributing to a steady […]