Alex Hogan, a STAT video journalist, has lost nearly a dozen friends to opioid related deaths. Last year he and colleague Matthew Orr made a film about the devastation opioids have had on Alex’s community in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Join Alex and Dr. Lipi Roy, an addiction expert from NYU, for an online chat about the half hour film (available for download here) the origins of the opioid crisis, and where the epidemic might go from here.

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