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Leap of Faith

By Tradeoffs

As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country, some states are turning to controversial laws that force people into treatment. Are they part of the solution or could they make things worse? (Note: This episode has been corrected to include the most updated number of states with compelled treatment laws.)Guests:Dr. Abhishek Jain, forensic psychiatristRep. Lauren Davis, Washington stateMerredith Cunniff, nurse, advocate and former civil commitment patientCheck out the research for yourself and learn more on our website: As they say in health care, there’s no such thing as a free podcast. Support our show: Follow us on Twitter:  For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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