Commissioner Judy Fitzgerald reveals how Georgia is dealing with the opioid pandemic.

Commissioner of DBHDD Judy Fitzgerald Interview Lawmakers

Premiered March 29, 2022
Commissioner of DBHDD Judy Fitzgerald Interview

Judy Fitzgerald, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) commissioner, told GPB’s Donna Lowry how opioid-related overdose deaths have greatly escalated since 2010. Fitzgerald also reveals how pharmaceutical settlement funds are being spent to help curb those deaths.

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