Behind the paywall on the Washington Post is this article from August 24,2021:A program tried to cut opioid addiction among veterans. Did it cause suicides?
By Benjamin Cowan and Joshua Tibbitts
Benjamin Cowan is associate professor of economics at Washington State University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Joshua Tibbitts is an assistant professor in the department of economics at Brigham Young University, Idaho.
I’m not sure how I missed it as I scan the Post everyday and dive into subjects like this.
The byline: “The aggressive Opioid Safety Initiative may have had unintended consequences” sums up my personal experience with this program. Enough said, it wasn’t pleasant.