BOSTON (CBS) – Over-prescribing drugs, or, making too many of them? In this segment of her series, “Heroin: from Prescription to Addiction,” WBZ’s Mary Blake examines responsibility, and blame.
Dr. Ron Dunlap is Past President of the Massachusetts Medical Society and believes the medical community should approach the overdose epidemic in the same way that a widespread infectious disease is addressed. “There is clearly a lack of treatment facilities, so that’s an immediate problem, but we’re really not looking at how we got here,” he says.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake reports