Nov. 18, 2021 – For a decade, Avi Israel has been on the frontlines in the fight against the opioid epidemic and he’s about to take on a statewide role, helping to distribute more than $1 billion in prevention and recovery funds. We explore the work of the Opioid Settlement Board, including what should get funded, and assess where New York is in the campaign to battle opioid addiction since the arrival of COVID-19.