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S1E58 / An Overdose Epidemic - Deaths of Despair Part I / Sandra Lindie, Will Cooke, Jennifer Fecu

S1E58 / An Overdose Epidemic - Deaths of Despair Part I / Sandra Lindie, Will Cooke, Jennifer Fecu

Update: 2021-01-21
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"When the pandemic hit, many of our recovery groups went online but that's really not the same. All that great work we had been building momentum towards came to a screeching halt." -Will Cooke

Overdoses have spiked during the pandemic. One of the reasons is a breakdown in the community support so critical to keeping people off drugs. Social distancing measures and quarantine have created deadly complications for people recovering from addiction. In this episode we'll hear two stories, one from New York City and another from Austin, Indiana, about how the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating the overdose epidemic. This is the first in a two part series on Deaths of Despair and the pandemic. 

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S1E58 / An Overdose Epidemic - Deaths of Despair Part I / Sandra Lindie, Will Cooke, Jennifer Fecu

S1E58 / An Overdose Epidemic - Deaths of Despair Part I / Sandra Lindie, Will Cooke, Jennifer Fecu

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