Treatment considering race and gender could lower drug overdose deaths, according to Penn State researchers
Recent research led by a Penn State professor finds minority communities are being affected the most.
International Overdose Awareness Day is Wednesday and Dr. Bonnie Milas, Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine for the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and Dr. Patti Anewalt, Director of Pathways Center for Grief & Loss joined us on Tuesday’s Smart Talk to spread awareness of the drug overdose epidemic and provide resources that for victims and families.
Such programs already operate in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton.
The COVID-19 public health response “just spun everything out of control,” for those at risk of opioid abuse