Q&A: Pandemic Fuels Rise In Drug-Related Deaths

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The pandemic is exacerbating many risk factors associated with increased drug use and overdose, including economic distress, social isolation, and anxiety. Dr. Todd Vanderah, head of the UArizona Department of Pharmacology and BIO5 member answers questions about these trends and shares his work in providing solutions and advancing education on drug abuse and addiction.