‘Resurfacing’ explored the human aspect of the opioid crisis in a poignant one act play.
Professor Sue Roberts arranged for ‘Resurfacing,’ a play about a veteran recovering from opioid addiction, to be staged after she saw it at a narrative medicine conference last spring.
“…we’re flooded with these substances and the backdrop of this is the message that a lot of people use drugs when they’re young, the idea that it’s okay to experiment is embedded in our society. And so we have to face the fact the culture we live in encourages it.”
“It is not until the entire public understands the complexities of the circumstances from which addictions arise that we can begin to approach solutions and treatment with a sense of compassion.”