After the Fact
After the Fact
The Pew Charitable Trusts
States of Innovation: Expanding Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders
22 minutes Posted Jan 15, 2021 at 6:03 am.
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Stat: 18%: The percentage of Americans with opioid use disorder who receive medication as part of their treatment.

Story: As the coronavirus pandemic grips the world, the opioid epidemic continues to affect millions of Americans. Several states are developing innovative ways to tackle this public health issue. In this episode, we speak with Beth Connolly, who leads Pew’s research on substance use disorders, and Louisiana Representative Paula Davis, who helped ensure effective treatment in her state.