Addressing the challenges of opioid use disorder

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This Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership resource is designed to raise questions and generate discussion about the challenges involved with addressing the opioid epidemic.

The case follows the journey of Mayor Joyce Craig, who was elected to lead the city of Manchester, N.H. during the height of the opioid epidemic. It examines Craig’s leadership style, challenges, and policy successes to provide insight into the complexity of negotiations between state and local stakeholders with various dimensions of power.