America's response to addiction relies on fixing this website

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Bill Ayars' daughter Jennifer, at right with Bill and sister Jackie, died of a drug overdose in 2016.

(KHN) At a psychiatric hospital in Michigan, Dr. Cara Poland's patients were handed a sheet of paper to find follow-up care. The hospital had entered local ZIP codes on a website — run by the nation's top substance use and mental health agency — and printed the resulting list of providers for patients to call.

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