Health

Second Opinion: Addiction to Pain Medications

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:00pm

What usually starts innocently enough as taking pain medication appropriately prescribed by a doctor, can turn into a deadly addiction for some.

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Need to Know

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 8:00pm

Need to Know visits a neighborhood in the city of Rochester that is basically Ground Zero for opioids and heroin sales and use.

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:00pm

This documentary traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of America. 

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Opioid Crisis: The Ripple Effect Talk Show

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 2:00pm

In this one-hour talk show we'll discuss the opioid epidemic here in Rochester and across the country.

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Overdose: Inside the Epidemic, a Second Opinion special

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:00pm

Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their son's story of opioid and heroin addiction.

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Overdose: Inside the Epidemic, a Second Opinion special

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:00pm

Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their son's story of opioid and heroin addiction.

Opioid Crisis Resources from Public Media

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opioid-prog
WXXI Programming related to the Opioid Crisis.

4 Wheel Bob

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:00pm

This film tells the story of Bob Coomber, an intrepid adventurer who sets out to be the first wheelchair hiker to cross the 11,845 foot Kearsarge Pass in the Sierra Nevada. 

Opioids from Inside

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 8:30pm

There is a person’s story behind every opioid addiction. And each story of addiction has a ripple effect. 

Second Opinion: Drug Overdose

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 8:30pm

Only two months since their son Patrick died of a heroin overdose, Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their story with viewers.

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