July 13, 2023
Inequities and SDOH | Tea Leaves
  • KFF HealthNews shared an analysis of data on the state councils that wield immense power over how opioid abatement dollars are spent in various states. The data shows that councils are as unique as states are from one another. They vary in size, power, and the amount of funds they oversee. Councils are made up of a variety of community members, including doctors, researchers, county health directors, law enforcement officers, town managers, business owners, people in recovery, and parents who’ve lost children to addiction. KFF provides a tool to view information on the different councils in 38 states and the District of Columbia. (Article here)