Opioid Prescriptions and Child Removal Rates with Troy Quast (Part 1)

Premiere DateNov 8, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:47 Troy Quast
01:03 Relationship Between Prescriptions & Child Removals
03:42 Speculating Reasons for Variation
06:34 Measuring State Crises/Difficulty of Tracking Illicit Drugs
09:19 Outro
09:50 Venus Heaters
16:06 Finish

Troy Quast returns to discuss his most recent study exploring the relationship between opioid prescriptions and child removal rates across the country.

Troy Quast is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida College of Public Health. Click here to read more about the study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…

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