NIH rolls out new tool to treat alcoholism

Federal Drive with Tom Temin show

Summary: As the nation tries to deal with opioids, public health officials continue to try and improve how it deals with the old but persistent problem of alcoholism. Now the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of NIH, has created a new tool to help alcoholics and those with alcohol use disorder find the care that they need. For more about the Alcohol Treatment Navigator, Federal News Radio's Eric White spoke with the head of NIAAA Dr. George Koob on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.