PBS NewsHour

States are seeing startling increases in opioid overdoses

Clip: 03/06/2018 | 4m 30s

The opioids crisis appears to be deepening across the country. That’s according to a stark new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found that emergency room visits for suspected overdoses rose by an average of 30 percent in a year. William Brangham joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the report and what experts see as the best way to combat the epidemic.

Aired: 03/06/18

Rating: NR

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