This Ohio Addiction Recovery Program Uses Opioid Settlement Money To Help Patients

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MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

Many people who survive drug overdoses spend time in emergency rooms. After being discharged, they face a high risk of overdosing again. Some communities are trying a hands-on approach to prevent that cycle by connecting patients with coaches who have gone through the rigors of addiction recovery themselves. Nick Castele reports on efforts to expand that approach by using settlement money from opioid lawsuits.

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