The Centers for Disease Control this week issued the first national guidelines on prescribing opioids. Abuse of these powerfully addictive painkillers has become a public health crisis. More than 40 Americans die every day from overdoses related to prescription opioids. And the drugs have fueled a nationwide heroin epidemic. Congress and some states are attempting to address the crisis through legislation. The non-binding CDC guidelines were welcomed by many in the medical community as a step in the right direction. But addiction specialists say more needs to be done. Join our discussion on efforts to stem the abuse of prescription painkillers.