America's Opioid Crisis

September 1, 2017 07:05 PM
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On this edition of Encounter we address the opioid crisis in America. Dr. Wilson Compton, Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Caleb Alexander, co-Director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness, discuss the causes and scope of the crisis in the United States with host Carol Castiel.