Watch the On-Demand Archive of this Live Forum: WXXI News’ Evan Dawson hosts a statewide discussion on how the pandemic and the response have exacerbated the ongoing overdose epidemic.
Medical experts, government officials, non-profit organizations, and New York residents will share how the pandemic and the response have exacerbated the ongoing overdose epidemic in New York State Public Media Special Report: COVID-19 and the Overdose Epidemic, aired Thursday, February 16 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV and on PBS stations across New York State.
Watch the On-Demand Archive from the Live Forum that took place February 16, 2023
WXXI News’ Evan Dawson hosts. Expert guests included:
Chinazo O. Cunningham, M.D., commissioner of the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports
Indu Gupta, M.D., former commissioner of health at the Onondaga County Health Department, and former co-chair of the Onondaga County Drug Task Force
Elaine Hill, Ph.D., associate professor of public health sciences and economics at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Avi Israel, president and founder of Save the Michaels of the World, an organization that raises awareness of prescription and other drug addictions