A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Guest: U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton
Topic: Confronting the heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioid epidemic in Western Pennsylvania and around the nation.
How discussed: President Obama on Friday proclaimed Sept. 18 – 24, 2016 as National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Awareness Week. What are the dangers posed by these substances? How is Western Pennsylvania addressing the opioid crisis? What are the costs --- in lives, dollars, and crime --- of opioid addiction? What steps can doctors and ordinary citizens take to stop the spread of opiate and opioid addiction?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.26MB - Duration: 29:46 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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