One in five deaths in California among 15 to 24-year-olds is now fentanyl related. Since 2017, deaths by fentanyl are up 1,027%, according to the latest data from California Health Policy Strategies. Alameda Health System physician Dr. Andrew Herring is on the frontlines of the fentanyl epidemic in the Bay Area. As co-founder of CA Bridge and director of the Bridge Clinic at The Wilma Chan Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA, Dr. Herring is leading the expansion of medication-based therapies for addiction treatment in California. He recently spoke to NBC Bay Area News about the fentanyl use crisis, how we got here, and what we can do to curb the epidemic of fentanyl addiction.