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Beating the opioid crisis

Speakers:

Vitka Eisen

Lisa Aliferis

Deaths from drug overdoses continue to soar in the US: the 64,000 in 2016 topped the peak annual numbers for deaths from car crashes (1972), HIV (1995) and guns (1993). And it’s getting worse. Vitka Eisen, herself a former addict, now works to help people with addictions every day. In conversation with Lisa Aliferis, she’ll explore the extent of the opioid emergency and what can be done to tackle it.

Speakers

Vitka Eisen

Vitka Eisen

lisa aliferis

Lisa Aliferis

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