Dr. Frank Filippelli speaks to legislators about opioid epidemic

Dr. Frank Filippelli, medical director of the UCS Healthcare medication assisted treatment program, recently presented to legislators about the opioid epidemic in our state and appears in this news segment. Emergency room visits due to overdoses are climbing dramatically. Dr. Filippelli emphasized that this epidemic affects people from all walks of life - nurses, lawyers, moms, students, bankers - the disease of addiction does not discriminate. Click the link below to watch the news segment.

http://www.kcci.com/article/new-committee-hopes-to-crack-down-on-iowas-…

Dr. Frank Filippelli