Live

Watch CBSN Live

New drug offered to addicted inmates combats opioid epidemic

A new program fighting opiate addiction among inmates at a Kentucky jail combines the traditional tools of recovery, psychotherapy and 12-step support groups with a new drug, Vivitrol. It blocks the effects of opiates like heroin and morphine. Jim Axelrod reports.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.