The opioid epidemic, recession readiness, and potential reforms and funding pressures from Congress that could affect the state budget.
Don't have time to read our 3-part series on Tennessee's opioid crisis? We wrote up the Cliffs Notes in a new op-ed for The Tennessean.
Tennessee's capacity for addiction treatment is lower than the demand and out of sync with the geography of the opioid epidemic.
Tennessee has responded to the opioid epidemic by limiting the supply of prescriptions. But reducing demand for opioids means addressing addiction.