Smith County Insider reporter JR Smith recently had the opportunity to visit the TBI Headquarters in Nashville. While there, he had the opportunity to speak with Special Agent in Charge Thomas Farmer as well as TBI employee Michael Lyttle on the topic of the opioid epidemic in our State.

JR also had the chance to speak with Smith County Drug Coalition executive director Barbara Kannapel about the opioid epidemic in Smith County. 

Finally, he spoke with a Smith County resident who has first hand experience on the dangers of addiction. Watch the video for more on his amazing story.