STAT interviews Armstrong about disparities in access to opioid addiction treatment

STAT, the medical news arm for the The Boston Globe, interviewed Elizabeth Armstrong, an assistant professor of social work, for a story about the disparities in opioid addiction treatment access among Medicaid recipients. “It’s a vulnerable slice of the population,” Armstrong said. “People’s socioeconomic status, as well as access to secure and stable housing, food security, mental health issues; these are all challenges that tend to cluster together.”