I knew who to call — but couldn’t save my daughter
One morning in November, while she was home getting ready for work, came a phone call that Easton had always dreaded — her adult daughter, Tasha McCraw, was dead of a suspected drug overdose. Tasha was 33.
As the opioid crisis continues to claim thousands of lives, Easton’s struggles underscore the daunting challenges faced by families in Palm Beach County and Florida trying to navigate the complex and often slow legal process for getting help from public agencies.
If a respected civil servant with connections to the highest levels of county government couldn’t quickly get help, how could anyone else? Read more…