An opinion piece was written by Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. Smith shares the story of our board member, Shelly Jo Elkington and her daughter. Smith discusses the steps Minnesota has taken in the opioid epidemic and outlines the responsibilities that pharmaceutical companies must take in this national epidemic.
“There will be no one answer to solving this epidemic, but we must aggressively expand our prevention, treatment and recovery efforts, and we should expect the companies who are profiting from this “market” to help”.
Read the full piece by clicking here.
Brainerd Dispatch 11/16/2016