The Perfect Storm

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The Perfect Storm

March 17, 2021

The Perfect Storm

For those struggling with an opioid addiction, COVID-19 has created a perfect storm of stress and isolation. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Dr. Andrew Kolodny, the medical director of opioid policy research at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. They discuss the pandemic’s effect on the opioid crisis in the U.S. and the efforts underway to end the decades-long epidemic. 

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