Cook County had its highest ever number of fatal opioid overdoses in 2020.
Reset brings on two county health officials and a national drug policy expert to unpack the possible contributing factors and offer potential solutions to the overdose crisis in 2021.
GUESTS: Dr. Ponni Arunkumar, chief medical examiner of Cook County
Dr. Steven Aks, chief of toxicology for Cook County Health; emergency room physician at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital
Sheila Vakharia, deputy director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance