220 - Overdose and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Breaking Through Bureaucracy With High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
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As part of a periodic series on overdose and the pandemic, guest host Susan Sherman speaks with Chauncey Parker, director of the New York/New Jersey High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. HIDTA is a federally funded program that invests in public safety and public health partnerships designed to “bring everyone to the table” in unique collaborations that help facilitate better policy and data collection. Parker also talks about how COVID-19 has—and hasn’t—impacted the drug market in New York.