Poynter hosts free webinar on opioid epidemic in jails [US]

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Specialized Topics

Journalists interested in covering the opioid epidemic can register for this online course.

Poynter will host the webinar "Covering Jails: Addiction Behind Bars" at 3 p.m. EST March 13.

Participants will learn what the opioid epidemic looks like in local jails and how they can use storytelling to better shine a light on both problems and solutions.

The instructor is Dr. Lipi Roy, an internal medicine physician board certified in addiction medicine as well as clinical assistant professor at the NYU Department of Population Health

Registration is ongoing and free, thanks to the support of the MacArthur Foundation.