Facing Addiction

Examining the opioid epidemic through the voices of people in recovery, family members, health experts, and other stakeholders.

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About Facing Addiction

Facing Addiction is a project of VPM News, examining the opioid epidemic through the voices of people in recovery, family members, health experts, scientists, lawmakers, state leaders and other stakeholders. VPM News presented a week of radio features and digital components that looked at the scope of opioid overdoses in the state, pathways to addiction, recovery options, changing views by law enforcement and policy responses.

Do you have a story to share about addiction? What questions do you have? As we continue to cover the topic, we welcome your input. Write us at facingaddiction@ideastations.org.