Opioid Crisis in Maine

Sep 20, 2017

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Despite expanded treatment options and greater availability of Narcan, Maine's opioid death rate remains shockingly high - with an average of one overdose death per day in the state.  We examine why and what can--and needs--to be done.

Guests:  Dr. Jonathan Fellers, Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Integrated Medication-Assisted Treatment, Maine Medical Center / Maine Medical Partners / Maine Behavioral Health

Michael Sauschuck, Portland Police Chief

Stephen Coutreau, Program Manager, Portland Recovery Center