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Bay State Forum: The Opioid Crisis

Bay State Forum: The Opioid Crisis

Host Barbara Anthony speaks with experts on the crisis

  • Posted on: 29 March 2016
  • By: Susan

This episode focuses on what has come to be called “the Opioid Crisis.” In Massachusetts and indeed across the country there has been a dramatic spike in the numbers of deaths caused by drug and heroin overdoses, especially among young people.

The guests from the Cambridge Health Alliance are Kathy Betts, who is the Director of Community Health Improvement; and Dr. Mark Albanese, Director of Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Services. The program also features Windia Rodriguez, the Regional Coordinator for the Northeast for the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery