Sister Beth Davies' Fight Against Opioid Addiction and Purdue Pharma
Through her efforts, Sister Beth has developed a network of medical clinics, worked for environmental protections and built numerous substance abuse and addiction programs.
In the latest episode of the Cover2 Podcast on alcoholfree.com, Sister Beth Davies shares her story of building a health clinic and uniting a community to take on Purdue Pharma. Sister Beth has been an advocate for the exploited, addicted and impoverished for more than forty years. Through her efforts, she has developed a network of medical clinics, worked for environmental protections and built numerous substance abuse and addiction programs. With the help of Dr.
Art Van Zee, Sister Beth established a community coalition which laid the groundwork to file the first lawsuit against Purdue Pharma. In this episode, she opens up about the impact of Purdue Pharma's opioid epidemic on the community of St. Charles and the efforts of the community to fight Purdue Pharma and file a lawsuit against them. She also shares the aftermath of the lawsuit settlement and its effects on drug abuse and treatment in Lee County.
Sister Beth's story is inspiring, empowering, informative, hopeful and compassionate. Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com and learn more about her fight against opioid addiction and Purdue Pharma.