A 2019 memo outlines a plan to “turn the tide” in WV. But that “tide” wasn’t the abuse of opioids; it was reporting on the abuse of opioids.
Author Archives: Lucas Manfield
Lucas Manfield is a former Report for America corps member who covered business and economic development for Mountain State Spotlight. He has covered housing, health care and government accountability for the Dallas Observer and interned at inewsource, another nonprofit news organization, in San Diego. Manfield graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2019, where his investigation into a death at a Los Angeles psychiatric hospital earned an Award for Excellence from the Association of Health Care Journalists.