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This edition: Battling the Opioid Epidemic - Part 1/2

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 13, 2017.

First aired: July 21, 2017.

Since 1997, deaths in the United States due to opioid addiction have reached an historic high, increasing by 900%. Drug abusers are often the elderly, occurring when doctors over prescribe the drug, and young people, acquiring drugs from sellers and on the internet. Part 1/2

Guest List

Joseph D. Coronato Chief Law Enforcement Officer, Prosecutor, Ocean County, NJ

Andrew Kolodny, MD Executive Director, Physicians for Responsible Prescribing

Elaine Pozycki Co-Chair; Founder, Partnership for a Drug Free NJ; Prevent Opioid Abuse

Angelo M. Valente Executive Director, Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey

Steven Witkoff Chairman & CEO, The Witkoff Group

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