(Washington Post Live)
Washington Post Live
Dr. Andrew Kolodny: Opioid crisis ‘not an abuse crisis, it’s an addiction epidemic'
Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University says that the crisis of opioid addiction was originally “misframed” as a problem that only affected drug abusers. He calls it an "addiction epidemic" and notes that for the vast majority of people, opioids are not safe and effective treatments dealing with chronic pain.
Read More
Up next in Top News
promo
2:18
Brexit deal defeat means May faces a no-confidence vote
promo
2:05
Why some see Tulsi Gabbard as a controversial 2020 candidate
promo
2:40
Key moments from William Barr's confirmation hearing
promo
2:35
Attack on upscale Nairobi hotel claimed by al-Shabab militants
promo
5:57
28 years after the 'trial of the century,' Pamela Smart still wants freedom
promo
3:41
How will the shutdown end? These are Trump's options
promo
1:51
D.C. area dogs, kids take advantage of first snowfall
promo
2:43
Politicians continue to shift blame as longest shutdown in history drags on
promo
2:16
'I have bills to pay': Furloughed workers turn to substitute teacher jobs
promo
2:30
‘I’m in trouble’: Virginia farmer hurting from shutdown
promo
3:00
The Ocasio-Cortez nude photo hoax is straight from the misogynists' harassment playbook