Expert says more care needed as opioid epidemic escalates

Health experts are weighing in on the nation's escalating opioid epidemic after overdose deaths reached a record high last year. Dale Klatzker, president and CEO of Gaudenzia Inc., a nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment and recovery center with locations in Maryland, said it's an unprecedented time for addiction. It comes after COVID-19 shut down many treatment programs. However, there is somewhat promising news in the Mid-Atlantic.