Brittany Moscatelli: From anguish to addiction

Brittany Moscatelli: From anguish to addiction

The final hours of Brittany Moscatelli’s life remain a mystery, but what killed the 19-year-old is certain — an opioid overdose. Moscatelli’s body was discovered in a Wilkes-Barre area hotel room on Sept. 14, 2017. She had no ID on her, none of the jewelry she usually...
Agencies addressing mental illness, addiction

Agencies addressing mental illness, addiction

Area agencies have been ramping up efforts to better address the co-occurrence of mental illness and substance abuse in response to the opioid epidemic in Northeast Pennsylvania. This co-occurrence has long been recognized by mental health professionals, but the...