Addiction in America: On the Front Lines - Boston
The New England region has been among the hardest hit by the nation’s opioid crisis. In 2016, the number of opioid-related deaths increased in every New England state, according to statistics released by public health officials.
Live from Boston on February 22, The Washington Post gathered key elected officials, medical experts and advocates who are on the front lines of combating the opioid epidemic.
This event was part of Washington Post Live’s “Addiction in America” series, which examines the devastating effects of addiction on communities across the country.