It’s a War: Turning The Tide on East Tennessee’s Opioid Crisis
TruckBeat has been asking for audience stories and questions about health in East Tennessee.
When possible, we investigate to turn those questions into stories. And sometimes we ask you to vote for questions you think deserve a closer look.
In our most recent video story, we investigated this listener question:
Our search for answers took us to Roane County.
The mostly rural county, about 45-minutes west of downtown Knoxville, has launched a new drug treatment court. It's part of a larger trend that's transforming justice for many drug addicts across East Tennessee.
Producer and Director Jess Mador
Editor and Cinematographer Phil Batta
Music Supervisor Sam Keenan
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This video is produced by Jess Mador and brought to you by WUOT and Finding America, a national initiative produced by AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, Incorporated, and with financial support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Wyncote Foundation, the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.