Amanpour and Company

How Nikki King Is Innovating Treatment For Opioid Addiction

Clip: 02/08/2021 | 17m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Born in Kentucky, Nikki King saw firsthand the devastating impact of the opioid crisis and became determined to give those suffering from addiction a fighting chance. She moved to Indiana, where she established an innovative new addiction program that focuses on treatment and support rather than jail. She tells Hari Sreenivasan how this could serve as a model for other rural areas.

Aired: 02/08/21

Rating: NR

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