Addiction specialists gathered at the capitol today to make a prediction: the first major storm of 2018 is already here. They say opioid abuse is a public health crisis on the same scale as a natural disaster, and needs the same sense of urgency. And, a big infusion of funding. They're asking Governor Cuomo to include $100 million for fighting opioid addiction in his budget proposal next month. John Coppola, the Executive Director of the New York Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers, joins us to discuss.
Addiction specialists call for funding to combat "superstorm opioids"
PUBLISHED December 19, 2017 @8:09 PM