In this special edition of Connections, we address the opioid epidemic in New York State. The conversation took place in front of a live studio audience at the WXXI studios. You can watch video of the broadcast here.
This hour, local leaders in healthcare and law enforcement provide an update on the state of the crisis in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. Our guests:
- Dr. Michael Mendoza, M.D., Monroe County Commissioner of Public Health
- Jennifer Faringer, director of DePaul's National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - Rochester Area
- Todd Baxter, Monroe County Sheriff