“They tell us, they put up signs, but many don’t read them or ignore them and don’t want to listen, either. None of these people are understanding what we have in front of us.”
This interpolative remix of Indivior’s Sublocade commercial was written and produced by the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism as part of its Film Intervening Getting High Team (F.I.G.H.T.) initiative.
Our team is dedicated to covering the opioid scourge through our F.I.G.H.T. Opiates program, and since these drugs are ripping through communities everywhere, we have been working to disseminate our reporting as far and wide as possible.
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In a time when everybody from the FDA commissioner to politicians in Mass are pushing for more medication-assisted treatment for people in recovery, Spofford says, “The doctor and the pharmacist are going to tell you that these drugs are the only way that people can get better from opiate addiction, and I’m just here to tell you that that’s not true.”