One of the cities ravaged by the nationwide opioid epidemic is New Bedford, Massachusetts, a working-class fishing port. But this year, police report the number of overdoses has gone down, and they think part of the credit goes to a band of civic leaders trying to get a grip on the crisis.
This segment aired on December 29, 2017.
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