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Monnat featured in Institute for New Economic Thinking article on deaths of despair, COVID-19

February 4, 2021

Institute for New Economic Thinking

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat


"The supply chain for drugs, just like the supply chain for toilet paper, has been significantly interrupted by COVID-19, causing further chaos," notes Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "Fentanyl is increasingly showing up in pressed pill format," says Monnat, "so people think they’re buying an Oxy on the street but it’s actually a fentanyl pill." Read more in the Institute for New Economic Thinking article, "Epidemic of Despair Could Haunt America Long After COVID." 


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