May 13 - Conference On NM Drug Dependence Shines Light On Doctors' Role in Creating Addiction

May 13, 2016

The two most significant factors causing New Mexico's epidemic of alcohol and opiate overdose deaths are unrelenting poverty and doctors who overprescribe narcotic painkillers -- that according to health officials who addressed a conference on drug and alcohol addiction in Santa Fe last weekend. KSFR's Dennis Carroll has this report.