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Heroin's Hold

August 31, 2016

A history and current state of the opioid epidemic. Medical, public health, and law enforcement professionals explore the relationship between widespread use of prescription opioids and the heroin epidemic. Addicts tell their stories of the power of addiction. Families share their stories and advice after overdose death.

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