New York Times' readers from across the nation responded to the NYT's Tuesday feature on Humboldt County's opioid crisis. The responses ranged from hyperbole - " I feel safer walking through Chicago at midnight than Eureka during the day"
- to calling on the state of California to solve Humboldt's crisis. One reader wrote, “This article saddens me so much. Humboldt, Eureka and its surrounding towns and beaches are some of the most beautiful parts of California."