On The Record
The latest statewide numbers show a slight drop in fatal overdoses, but deaths are still being driven by opioids--not heroin but fentanyl, a highly potent synthetic opioid often laced into heroin.WYPR reporter Mary Rose Madden looks at how Baltimore is grappling with the opioid epidemic in her series, “In The Hole: Understanding Maryland's Opioid Epidemic”. And addiction medicine specialist Dr. Yngvild Olsen describes how medication can help someone get off illicit drugs.
On The Record
Fentanyl’s Deadly Advance
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