2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction and Overdose Prevention Testimony

In 1804, Frederich Serturner experimented with opium and created something new—morphine—named after the Greek god of sleep and dreams, Morpheus. More than 200 years later, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers fall asleep at night under the influence of an opioid. Every morning, a few of...