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 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.
The Doctors discuss the tragic case of the mother who reportedly died after coming into contact with her son's drugs, which he had overdosed on.
The Doctors continue our United States of Addiction series, this time examining the problem of healthcare workers diverting drugs and how it can affect patients.
Two former nurses, Amie and Kristin have come to The Doctors to share their story how they became addicted to drugs while on the job. The former healthcare workers warn of the dangers they faced being surrounded by drugs while on the job.
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.
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.