At Issue

S31 E31: The Opioid Crisis

Season 31 Episode 31 | 56m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain relievers, synthetic opioids and heroin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the economic cost of prescription opioid misuse is $78.5 billion a year. WTVP explores solutions to the opioid crisis in Central Illinois on a special town hall edition of At Issue.

Aired: 02/21/19

Rating: TV-G

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At Issue is a local public television program presented by WTVP.