Increasing Drug Abuse During COVID: Nora Volkow / Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

DEEPER LOOK from New York

15m 00s
Broadcast on February 15, 2022 Available until February 15, 2023

Data indicates that there has been a nearly 30% increase in drug overdose deaths in the US during a 12-month period between 2020-2021. How much of this alarming increase is related to the pandemic, and could the disruptions caused by COVID-19 provide an opportunity to rethink the US's approach to drug treatment and policy. Nora Volkow joins us from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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