Fighting the Opioid Crisis

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with Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Department

Posted

Dec 22, 2017

"The opioid epidemic is one that not only affects many communities, but the entire nation. According to a recent CDC study, 91 Americans die every day from overdosing on opioids. And while this number continues to grow rapidly, so does the need for proper care. Dr. Leana Wen, commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department shares a holistic approach to addressing this widespread, public health epidemic.

Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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