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.

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.

Second Opinion: Transgender Health

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 8:30pm

While other media outlets sensationalize and politicize issues surrounding transgender youth, Second Opinion looks at the issue from a truly medical perspective.

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