est-selling author Beth Macy looked out at the Quinnipiac crowd and pointed her finger like a soul-stealing Dementor from “Harry Potter.”
“I want you. I want you. I want you,” said Macy, whose latest work, “Dopesick,” chronicles the vicious path of the opioid epidemic across all races, ages, genders and socio-economic groups.
Macy came to Quinnipiac recently to give an unvarnished talk about addiction and the 72,000 people in America who died of drug overdoses in 2017 — 60,000 of them from opioids.