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?
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.
The Doctors share an important step that you can take in battling the crisis.
Producer Leslie Marcus joins The Doctors to share about the dangers of carfentanil, which is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine.
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.
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.
There’s now a strip that you can use to detect whether there is fentanyl present in a powder or pill, which its advocates argue can help prevent overdoses.
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.
Former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski join The Doctors to weigh in on whether those who fail a drug test while on probation should be put in jail.
The Doctors discuss a tragic tale of a mother that found her son had overdosed. When she went to clean up her bathroom, she was rushed to the hospital and later died from contact with his Fentanyl.