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Opioid Epidemic (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-04-13

Duration: 00:07:08

Subjects: Health | Opioids | Drugs | Drug addiction


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Kinamore, Logan Interviewee
  • Stubbs, Karen Interviewee
  • Kasofsky, Jan Interviewee
  • Laughinghouse, Jan Interviewee


This segment from the April 13, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Kevin Gautreaux’s report on the state’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. He interviews: Logan Kinamore, a recovered opioid addict; Karen Stubbs, the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Behavioral Health for the Louisiana Department of Health; Dr. Jan Kasofsky, the executive director of the Capital Area Human Services District; and Dr. Jan Laughinghouse, the program director for addiction recovery services for the Capital Area Human Services District.