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Dragon slayers

 Spare Change News - USA 10 August 2019

With hundreds dying from heroin and opioid-related overdoses, people from all walks of life are taking a stand against addiction. Sam Baltrusis speaks to former addict Travis ‘The Featherhawk’ Snyder about “chasing the dragon” for three years and how he got sober. His report also covers the measures being put in place across Boston and other cities in Massachusetts to help more addicts do the same, including the Gloucester police department’s different approach to dealing with drug users, shelter detox beds and new mobile app, Sober Grid, which encourages and helps facilitate recovery. (1185 Words) - By Sam Baltrusis

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Former addict Travis “The Featherhawk” Snyder was “chasing the dragon” for three years until he got sober. Credit: Bell Soto

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Travis “The Featherhawk” Snyder.Credit: Bell Soto

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Travis “The Featherhawk” Snyder.Credit: Bell Soto

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