The Opioid Overdose Epidemic Ep 5 – Everyday Ways We Can Help
Why are tens of thousands of people dying every year? How is painkiller use related to heroin use? What’s being done to help stop this crisis? We sat down with three people who interact with the looming opioid crisis on a daily basis: a detective specializing in investigating opioid overdoses, a doctor who helps patients find safer alternatives for managing pain, and a recovering heroin addict who has experienced the terror of an overdose firsthand. All gave excellent advice on how everyone can play a role in ending this epidemic.
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