Leap of Faith

As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country, some states are turning to controversial laws that force people into treatment. Are they part of the solution or could they make things worse? (Note: This episode has been corrected to include the most updated number of states with compelled treatment laws.)


Dr. Abhishek Jain, forensic psychiatrist

Rep. Lauren Davis, Washington state

Merredith Cunniff, nurse, advocate and former civil commitment patient

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