Syringe Services as Part of Opioid Treatment
How to deal with the drug overdose epidemic in West Virgnia is often debated. Guest Robin Pollini, Associate Professor in West Virginia University's Injury Control Research Center, tells host Eric Minor that needle exchanges provide harm reduction as part of a comprehensive opioid addiction treatment plan.
Hosted by: Eric Minor
Produced by: Keystone Newsmakers Team
Opioid Abuse Adverse Effect on Kids
Barbara Fleischauer, West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51, tells host Eric Minor that the state's opioid abuse problem affects children in more ways than one - overload on child protective staff and foster care system, removals from home highest in the nation and dismal outcomes for traumatized children. FriendsofBarbara.com