‘Dopesick’ Author on Opioid Treatment Innovations

The data show that 80,816 people died in the U.S. from overdose deaths involving opioids in 2021 – a tremendous loss. But what hope can medical experts, policymakers and law enforcement officers take to stem the trend?

Award-winning author Beth Macy, who wrote the acclaimed book ‘Dopesick’ about the origins of the opioid crisis, now has a book exploring innovative thinking and breakthrough approaches.

She joins hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter to discuss “Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Crisis.”