The Doctors investigate the United States of Addiction by traveling to ground zero of the opioid epidemic
The United States of Addiction: Deadly Counterfeit Pain Pills Investigated; New Black Market Drug Causing Overdoses?; Ground Zero of the Opioid Crisis; Inside the Fatality of Addiction
90 percent of drug deaths in Ohio are caused by fentanyl, which has the one of the highest overdose death rates in the country. OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski head to Dayton, Ohio to learn about this first hand.
Everyone that OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski spoke with in Ohio warned that the opioid crisis will get worse before it gets better. How can we get Fentanyl off the streets?
OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski go door-to-door with police in Dayton with their Grow Blitz campaign that offers recovery efforts to addicts in hopes of saving their lives.
The Doctors continue with our United States of Addiction series, this time examining black market prescription pills.
The Doctors producer Leslie Marcus meets with DEA agents who share just how hard it is to spot black market “prescription” pills that people are buying on the streets.
The Doctors discuss the severity of the opioid epidemic that’s affected the United States. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork shares how people can get addicted from just one opioid prescription.
OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski meet with a group of recovering addicts in Dayton, Ohio who, like so many, say they started using after getting a prescription from their doctor following a procedure, injury or accident.
Judge Mary Chrzanowski and recovery specialist Bob Forrest share their opinions on the effectiveness of medication-assisted treatment for addicts, which blocks opioid receptors in the brain. Do they work or are medications a crutch?
The Doctors head to the state with one of the highest overdose death rates in the country -- Ohio.