Seeking Solutions to the Opioid Crisis: Nora Volkow / Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

DEEPER LOOK from New York

15m 00s
Broadcast on February 22, 2022 Available until February 22, 2023

For 2 decades, the US has been battling an unprecedented opioid epidemic. Fueled mainly by a precipitous rise in legal prescriptions for highly addictive painkillers, the number of opioid deaths in the US now has reached half a million. Experts warn that if we don't take more effective action, these potent opioids could kill millions more. Nora Volkow of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse joins us again for a deeper look at this issue.

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