Morrisey, a Republican, is running for election the coming year for that U.S. Senate seat presently held by Democrat Joe Manchin.
“A town of about 280,000 people, we’re the worst city in the united states in overdose deaths,” he stated.
Morrissey’s office introduced area church leaders and representatives of nonprofit groups, drug-treatment facilities, municipality and law-enforcement agencies to Independent Bible Church west of Martinsburg to go over getting places of worship into fighting against deadly drug overdoses that kill a large number of victims each year in West Virginia.
Delaney stated his hometown has reported greater than 500 overdose deaths to date this season.
Delaney may be the belief liaison for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s drug-and-alcohol outreach program. Morrisey has labored with DeWine to locate methods to the issue.
Delaney was certainly one of 10 loudspeakers on Thursday’s agenda.
Martinsburg was the 4th stop on his statewide tour. He already has visited to Marion, Ohio and Wood counties.
Delaney stated he travels across Ohio and West Virginia recruiting church leaders to participate fighting against substance abuse.