Throughout my life, I have always been a fixer. After I lost my father to drunk driving when I was a child, I became passionate about the power of prevention.

I earned a master’s degree in psychology to help guide others facing similar struggles down a safer path. When I saw policy failures during my years at a behavioral health agency, I decided to run for the state Legislature in Idaho to support those with mental health and substance use struggles. Now I cannot help but ask why policy leaders in Washington are not doing more to fix the opioid addiction crisis from worsening in Idaho and across the country.

Rep. Marco Erickson

Rep. Marco Erickson

Rep. Marco Erickson is a member of the Idaho House of Representatives representing District 33B and previously worked as a mental health professional.

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