Opioid Addiction in America: Reframing Public Perceptions and Policy Solutions

Opioid Addiction in America
Sarah Gollust, PhD discussed what is known about public perceptions of the opioid crisis and particularly what policy solutions Americans find acceptable. She also discussed the roles of the media in reinforcing certain policy narratives and the important role of stigmatizing attitudes toward opioid users in beliefs about the crisis and in considerations of its future trajectory.

Speaker: Sarah Gollust, PhD Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health; Affiliate Faculty, Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota

Event date: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:00pm