Inspired By Federal Response To AIDS Crisis, Sen. Warren Calls For Greater Action On Opioid Addiction

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program patient talks to reporters about Senator Elizabeth Warren's opioid legislation CARE Act

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for a massive infusion of federal dollars to help fight the opioid epidemic.

On Friday, the senator visited an area of Boston that's considered the epicenter of the opioid crisis in Massachusetts. She walked with Dr. Jessie Gaeta, chief medical officer of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, along so-called "Recovery Road," at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard.

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