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Dearborn's opioid problem Among Young Muslims examined in Vice News report


November 11, 2019, 4:10 PM

Michigan has an opioid problem, so it figures that any community in Michigan would likely have one, too. Vice News came to Dearborn to look at that city's considerable drug-addiction problem among young Muslims.

That Islam forbids intoxicants, and the nature of the Muslim community there, can be a complicating factor, many interview subjects state. The failure of a child is often seen as a failure of a whole family, and so the problem is too often kept secret and seen as shameful. 

Dearborn has seen a 200-percent increase in opioid-related deaths since 2016, Vice reports in this 12-minute piece:


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