Overview of the Opioid Analgesic Epidemic presented by Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House, a nonprofit addiction treatment organization and he is President of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP). Dr Kolodny was previously the Chair of Psychiatry at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Kolodny will discuss factors that led to sharp increases in opioid overdose deaths and opioid addiction. He will also discuss strategies for bringing the epidemic under control.
- Priority Target Areas
- Priority Risk and Protective Factors