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Dr. Kimberly Levin On Fighting Opioid Misuse In The Valley

Dec 13, 2018

Credit Dr. Kimberly Levin

Dr. Kimberly Levin is Pitkin County’s Medical officer and an emergency room physician.

She’s spearheading an effort to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions in the Roaring Fork Valley by teaching doctors how to talk to their patients about pain management. She says the valley is a unique community with specific challenges in combating opioid misuse.