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After years of improvement, opioid overdose deaths increase during the pandemic – Detroit WXYZ-TV

Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Chad Brummett, one of our co-directors, recently spoke to Detroit’s WXYZ-TV Station, Channel 7 News about the opioid crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The rise in deaths is blamed on isolation, economic uncertainty, and a pause in easy access to health care. The pandemic hurt many aspects of normal life. And it also brought new challenges to the state‚Äôs response to an ongoing health opioid crisis.”