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

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 13, 2017.

First aired: July 21, 2017.

The extraordinary growth of opioid addiction and deaths has its roots in the alarming number of prescriptions doctors write for painkillers - and at increasing dosages. The public, physicians, and pharmaceutical companies must be alerted to the danger of these drugs as new, more powerful drugs appear. Part 2/2

Guest List

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

Andrew Kolodny, MD Co-Director; Director, Opioid Policy Research Collaborative, Brandeis University; Physicins for Responsible Prescribing

Elaine Pozycki Co-Chair; Founder, Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey; 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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