OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma agreed on Monday to pay $4.28 billion to settle lawsuits alleging it helped to create the opioid epidemic.
Nearly half of all U.S. states want a share of that money to pay for programs to address record overdose deaths and a worsening opioid crisis during the pandemic.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, the impact of the pandemic on addiction treatment and where the recovery community heads from here.
Sara Randazzo, law reporter, the Wall Street Journal
Kirk Kureska, vice president of hospital operations, NewVista Behavioral Health
Dr. Anahi Ortiz, Franklin County Coroner
Andy Albrecht, CEO; the Counseling Center, Inc.
Blyth Barnow, Harm Reduction Faith Manager, Faith In Public Life in Ohio