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The Physician's Role in Combating the Opioid Epidemic

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    Prescription drugs are often essential to the management of both acute and chronic pain. However, misuse, abuse and additions to these products, especially opioids, have become a worldwide epidemic.  Since 1999, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids have almost quadrupled in the United States.

    Host Dr. Patrice Basanta-Henry talks with psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist Dr. Nzinga Harrison, CMO of Anka Behavioral Health Inc., about the physician's role in the face of this opioid epidemic.

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    Prescription drugs are often essential to the management of both acute and chronic pain. However, misuse, abuse and additions to these products, especially opioids, have become a worldwide epidemic.  Since 1999, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids have almost quadrupled in the United States.

    Host Dr. Patrice Basanta-Henry talks with psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist Dr. Nzinga Harrison, CMO of Anka Behavioral Health Inc., about the physician's role in the face of this opioid epidemic.

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