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Overdose deaths in the U.S. reached record levels in 2021

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Overdose deaths in the U.S. reached record levels in 2021

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Schools stockpile medication to combat rise in fentanyl overdoses

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Opioids, Inc. (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

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For this doctor, a son's death by overdose inspires his mission to rescue others

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St. Louis combats opioid crisis as overdose deaths skyrocket among Black Americans

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Why overdose deaths spiked among people of color during the pandemic

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How the pandemic is contributing to alarming rise in opioid overdose deaths

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Chasing Heroin (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

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Schools Stockpile Medication to Combat Rise in Fentanyl Overdoses | PBS NewsHour

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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Harm Reduction | NOVA

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Why Recovering from Opioid Addiction Is so Difficult | NOVA


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Overdose Epidemic | Feb 13-19

A week of special public media programming across New York State examining the addiction and overdose crisis.