S31 E31: The Opioid Crisis
Season 31 Episode 31 | 56m 37s
Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain relievers, synthetic opioids and heroin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the economic cost of prescription opioid misuse is $78.5 billion a year. WTVP explores solutions to the opioid crisis in Central Illinois on a special town hall edition of At Issue.
Aired: 02/21/19Video has closed captioning.