Addiction to prescription opioids is an epidemic in the United States. PharmedOut has long been interested in the pharmaceutical industry's role in ths crisis.

Dr. Andrew Kolodny, the Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House and Executive Medical Director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing spoke at PharmedOut's June 2015 conference, The Real Risks of Rx Drugs. His talk, "The Opioid Addiction Epidemic" is posted below.

The Opioid Epidemic

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The Opioid Addiction Epidemic