Why Does the Opioid Mortality Rate Continue to Rise?

Penn LDI Convenes Four Top Experts to Discuss What Works and What’s Needed

By Hoag Levins March 17, 2022
The University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics’ event was co-sponsored with the Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV (CHERISH).

From April 2020 through April 2021, there were 100,300 drug overdose deaths across the country according to the CDC — a 28.5% increase over the previous year.

Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD

Step Up Our Game

Regina Labelle, JD

The Number One Thing

Keith Humphreys, PhD

Medicaid and Prisons

"Like Being in Combat"

Shoshana Aronowitz, PhD, MSHP, FNP-BC

Reducing Opioid Overdose Deaths