Health

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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WXXI Programming related to the Opioid Crisis.

4 Wheel Bob

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 10:00pm

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.

Second Opinion: Eating Disorder

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:30pm

A lifelong battle for health is at the center of this captivating story on Eating Disorders.

The Rebound

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:30pm

Join WXXI and Al Sigl Community of Agencies for a FREE screening of The Rebound – part of Dialogue on Disability special programming.

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