Drug overdose deaths are up by 14 percent in Michigan.
Nationwide, heroin and painkillers are behind the deadly epidemic.
Some families are finding comfort by donating a loved one’s organs.
Drug overdoses have spiked since the opioid epidemic started sweeping the nation, and health experts say the only silver lining has been the increase in life-saving organs for transplants.
The Gift of Life Donor Bank, in Philadelphia, has witnessed how organ donation can comfort the grieving.
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