Philadelphia Tackles Opioid Crisis

Public Health Department's Three-Pronged Strategy

By Jeffrey Kiyoshi Hom, MD, MPH March 17, 2017

"I too directly knew someone who died from his prescription opioid addiction. It is all too common a story. That everyone has their own story about opioids is heartbreaking. Has any other illness so deeply penetrated the lives of everyday Americans? How many families have been disrupted or damaged by this epidemic? How many more will be?"