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A Graphic Look At The Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid epidemic is often associated with Appalachia, but the drugs are all over the country.  And the responses to the epidemic are all over the map. 

The University of Michigan actually laid out that map, several, actually, showing where addiction is high and low, and showing where services are numerous and not. 

The map shows some big differences on both counts, between counties in our part of the country.  Rebecca Haffajee from the School of Public Health at UM is our guest.
 

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