More than 399,000 people died from overdoses involving any opioid, including prescription and illicit opioids from 1999-2017. The first wave began with increased prescribing of opioids in the 1990s. The second wave began in 2010, with rapid increases in overdose deaths involving heroin. The third wave began in 2013, with significant increases in overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids, particularly those involving illicitly-manufactured fentanyl (IMF).
The Problem: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/analysis.html
What is Addiction: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/what-is-addiction-2017061911870
"Frankie's VOICE" is a fourth annual fundraising event, in remembrance of Frankie D. Raffa Jr , to aid young people that suffer with substance abuse. We, all of us, can no longer sit in silence or whisper in the darkness. We need to stand, united in one voice, and rise together to speak and shout in passion and for those who can't.
Based on the current situation with the COVID-19 Pandemic the 4th annual Frankie's Voice at the Cabot Cinema, Beverly, MA
has been POSTPONED until a future date, to be determined.
Our event includes a Ping Pong Tournament, Cribbage Tournament,
Silent Auction, Food, Beer & Wine Cash Bar and MORE!
General Entrance : $25
Tournament & General Entrance $35
Proceeds donated to the North Shore Recovery