VIDEO: News 2 Hosts Town Hall on Tennessee’s Opioid Crisis

February 2, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – As we explored the grave epidemic our state and its residents are facing, News 2 sat down with experts and professionals who deal with drugs, addictions, and its costs on a daily basis.


Tennessee’s Opioid Crisis special continued Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. during a closed town hall meeting. Anchors Sam Fisher and Eric Egan hosted the event with the following guests:

  • Nan Casey, Director of Court Foundation Center

  • Marie Williams, Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

  • Dr. Stephen Loyd, Medical Director of Substance Abuse Services

  • Monty Burks, Director of Special Projects with the Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services









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