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Medications to Get Addicts Clean?

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?

From Opioid Prescriptions to Heroin Addictions

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.

Inside Ohio's Opioid Epidemic

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.

How Woman Found Chronic Pain Relief without Painkillers

The Doctors continue our United States of Addiction series, speaking with Kathy, who suffers from a chronic back pain. She shares how she dealt with her chronic pain and stopped taking painkillers, which she says was destroying her life.