Explore Health

The Opioid Epidemic

Season 1 Episode 3 | 26m 46s

In Tennessee in 2015, there were more prescriptions for opioids than there are people in the state. When the number of people dying of opioid overdose is greater than the number dying in car crashes, it's an issue that we need to address. Host Ron Harr discusses the Opioid Epidemic with alcohol and drug abuse counselor Tracy Patterson and addictionologist Dr. John Standridge.

Aired: 10/23/17

Rating: NR

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