Podcast: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic With a Public Health Approach

March 6, 2017

The widespread nature of the opioid epidemic will require coordination from a variety of stakeholders and all levels of government. In this podcast, experts discuss how the crisis got so out of hand, various tactics being undertaken to reverse the opioid, and the current impact of stigma on getting treatment.

The widespread nature of the opioid epidemic will require coordination from a variety of stakeholders and all levels of government, according to experts. In a series of interviews, Barbara Cimaglio, of the Vermont Department of Health; Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA, of the American Society of Addiction Medicine; Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, of the American Medical Association; and Mark McGrail, MD, of Cherokee Health Systems, outline how the crisis got so out of hand, various tactics being undertaken to reverse the opioid, and the current impact of stigma on getting treatment.

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