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This edition: Prescription Drug Addiction Roundtable Part I

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First aired: November 26, 2015.

This week Dennis Wholey begins a two-part roundtable discussion with four experts in addiction medicine to address the widespread problem of prescription drug addiction in the United States. The conversation includes the opioid epidemic, overdose deaths and new directions in treatment. Guests include Kenneth Stoller, M.D. of the Johns Hopkins Broadway Center for Addiction, Andrew B. Mendenhall, M.D. of the The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Yngvild Olsen, M.D., M.P.H. of Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc. and Louis E. Baxter, Sr., M.D., FASAM of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.