Year In Review: Opioid Death Rate Continues To Climb, As Officials Strengthen Prevention EffortsPlay
Opioids continued to plague Massachusetts in 2016.
As officials cracked down on opioid prescribing and added more funds for prevention and treatment, the overdose death rate continued to climb.
To look back at the year's stories, WBUR's Deborah Becker joined Morning Edition.
This segment aired on December 29, 2016.