YC Spotlight: “Cure for Conflict: The Opioid Crisis”

In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency in response to the growing opioid epidemic and yesterday, the Senate passed legislation that would help to combat this problem.

In this week’s YC Spotlight, learn about the history of the opioid epidemic in America as youth producer Yvonne shares statistics and explores factors that have contributed to this crisis.

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