46 min

8: America Is Insane Last Day

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While “opioids” has become a political buzzword, national policy on opioids is virtually nonexistent. Our system is nowhere near able to meet the needs of those who desperately need help. So what’s it going to take to move the needle, so to speak? Stephanie sits down with Congressman Patrick Kennedy to talk about legislation and funding (see: lack of funding) for mental health and addiction; Sarah Gad about her dramatic journey from Cook County jail inmate to congressional candidate; and Andy Slavitt about what we should be looking for if we care about this issue as we head into election season.
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Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners. 
 
Transcriptions available shortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/.
Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com.
 
Show
Notes: 
The Kennedy Forum
Sarah Gad for Congress
Andy Slavitt 
mybillie.com/lastday
Encyclopedia Womannica
Mental Health for US

While “opioids” has become a political buzzword, national policy on opioids is virtually nonexistent. Our system is nowhere near able to meet the needs of those who desperately need help. So what’s it going to take to move the needle, so to speak? Stephanie sits down with Congressman Patrick Kennedy to talk about legislation and funding (see: lack of funding) for mental health and addiction; Sarah Gad about her dramatic journey from Cook County jail inmate to congressional candidate; and Andy Slavitt about what we should be looking for if we care about this issue as we head into election season.
Continue the conversation on your phone at https://flick.group/lastday.
Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners. 
 
Transcriptions available shortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/.
Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com.
 
Show
Notes: 
The Kennedy Forum
Sarah Gad for Congress
Andy Slavitt 
mybillie.com/lastday
Encyclopedia Womannica
Mental Health for US

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