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On the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic - Opioid Addiction Series Part 3

Friday, January 25, 2019 2:08 PM

In episode three of our three-part series on the opioid epidemic, we talk to Michael Nelson, MD, a NorthShore physician on the front lines of this epidemic. Dr. Nelson helps save the lives of overdose victims who come into the Emergency Department and works with patients who need help overcoming addiction. Dr. Nelson also talks about the history of substance abuse in society and the frightening trends he sees today.

If you or someone you know needs help with addiction, please visit NorthShore's Drug Treatment Programs.

 Part 1 | Part 2