"Combat the scourge of drug abuse, addiction, and overdose." That's the task that President Donald Trump has given to the Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are among the commission's appointees. So is Bertha Madras. She's a professor of psychobiology at Harvard Medical School. She says that her first priority as a member of the commission is simple: Saving people's lives.
This article was originally published on May 24, 2017.
This segment aired on May 24, 2017.