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Addressing NM’s Alcohol Problem

12.15.2022- In collaboration with New Mexico In Depth, Gene Grant hosts a roundtable discussion about the impacts of alcohol in our state. Journalist Ted Alcorn explains his findings in a 7-part series which focuses our death rate that currently leads the U.S., drunk driving, alcohol’s impact on violent crime, myths when it comes to who carries the burden of this problem, failings in our state’s public policy, and the overarching issue of addiction and how it’s treated.

Correspondent: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists/Guest(s):

Ted Alcorn, independent journalist

Kamilla Venner, PhD, associate professor of clinical psychology at UNM

Dr. Jennie Wei, internal medicine physician, Gallup Indian Medical Center

St. Rep. Joanne Ferrary, D – Doña Ana County

For More Information:

Blind Drunk – New Mexico In Depth