Supplement Addresses Effect of Opioid Crisis on State Governments

Research from Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute on the societal costs of the opiod epidemic is featured in a supplement from the The American Journal of Managed Care.The supplement will inform a variety of community audiences including policymakers. The supplement also explores the effect of the crisis on state governments, including the costs to employment and labor market productivity, burdens on the child welfare system and special education, the increased costs to the criminal justice system, and the economic burden on state Medicaid programs.