Skyrocketing rates of opioid addiction and overdose deaths prompted Mass. Governor Charlie Baker to convene an Opioid Working Group. The group recently released its recommendations. Here’s an inside look at them from a working group member.
During a recent campaign stop, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton promised to make the “quiet epidemic” involving heroin and prescription opioids an important part of her presidential campaign—and, presumably, of her presidency, should she be elected. She mentioned the issue of substance misuse again in her highly publicized speech on criminal justice reform last week. As… Read More