Those who view the Oscar-nominated short film “Heroin(e),” directed by
West Virginia University alumna Elaine McMillion Sheldon, get a glimpse
into our state’s opioid problem. And rather than simply seeing one more
negative portrayal of West Virginia, they see the strength and
compassion three women are harnessing to confront the problem in their
respective roles as a fire chief, a judge and the leader of a ministry.