As part of an overall strategy to address the opiate crisis, Governor Baker has proposed that hospitals hold patients who have overdosed for seventy-two hours.

The idea is to prevent addicts from going back on the street and instead get them into treatment more quickly.

But one criticism of that proposal is that there aren’t enough detox beds for everyone who needs one.

WGBH’s Stephanie Leydon(@stephanieleydon) takes a look at what it’s like to get into detox and why more beds may not be the only solution.