Your Fantastic Mind

The Opioid Crisis

Season 1, Episode 4 of 9

This episode begins in Appalachia, the geographical birthplace of the opioid crisis, setting up how the use of opioids became rampant and spread. Then we go inside the brain to show how and why the brain becomes quickly addicted to opioids. The episode also features medication assisted treatment, an effective treatment that has been stigmatized.

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