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Monnat participates in NY Times panel on solving opioid problem

February 14, 2018

The New York Times

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, took part in a New York Times panel asked to allocate a hypothetical budget to solve the opioid epidemic. Monnat explains why she would spend the most on community development, "This will attack the opioid epidemic, but it will also be beneficial for other pressing public health problems. I would include in this funding building opportunities/outlets for social cohesion, community engagement and civic participation." Read more in the article, "How a Police Chief, a Governor and a Sociologist Would Spend $100 Billion o Solve the Opioid Crisis." 02/14/18

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