The opioid epidemic impacts the lives of countless Americans and their families. How did we get here and what can be done? NPR reporter and host Kelly McEvers has explored the deeply human side behind the story and beyond the devastating statistics. Together, we'll listen to some of her powerful reporting from the frontlines of the epidemic where real people are struggling towards treatment and recovery. After we listen, Kelly will kick off our interactive discussion with journalist and author Maia Szalavitz - and then we'll turn it over to you for your personal reflections, stories, questions and ideas around how we can better understand addiction and where we can go from here.