Opioid Crisis Deepens

Updated March 15, 2018 This content is archived.

A story about a report by the New York State Department of Health that shows three counties in Western New York have some of the highest rates of pain pill distribution in the state interviews Richard D. Blondell, MD, professor of family medicine and vice chair of addiction medicine. "You can put a treatment center at every street corner in Buffalo and that's never going to address the problem as long as the health care system is continuing to prescribe new patients into addiction," he said.