Watch this PBS NewsHour interview with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. He warns Americans of the prevalence of substance abuse and the risks of not addressing it. His new full report, Facing Addiction In America, describes the lethal impact and widespread scope of addiction. PBS NewsHour Host William Brangham speaks with Murthy for more on why so few people find an effective treatment. As well as the stigma around addiction and the corresponding medical and legal costs of the problem. For more information on the first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, and how you can use that knowledge to address substance abuse disorders, visit https://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/.
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