Crystal Oertle Speaks at TEDxColumbus About Heroin Addiction

Oertle Talks About Her Struggles and Recovery From Heroin Addiction

Heroin has a found a tragic foothold in Ohio. After the closing of the pill mills, the mexican drug enterprise took over where the opiates left off. Currently, seven people die each day due to overdoses. Crystal Oertle is lucky to be alive after a 12-year dance with heroin. In this courageous talk, her first ever in public, she shares the fundamental truths of her recovery in the shadow of a state struggling to survive the heroin epidemic.

Crystal Oertle is a survivor of a 12-year heroin addition.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx.

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