Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope
By Host Brian Wilson
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Concerned about the Opioid Crisis? Veteran broadcaster Brian Wilson addresses the complex issues of prescription abuse head on and provides a 360 degree view of the problems surrounding the Nation’s #1 killer. He knows first hand the devastation caused by the opioid crisis having reported on his own Nashville Mayor Megan Barry who lost a son to opioid addiction. In each of the 15 minute episodes, Wilson tells the story of the opioid epidemic as seen through the eyes of those directly impacted including: the siblings and parents of overdose victims, social workers, law enforcement officers, doctors who prescribe the medicines, government officials and even a writer who has been covering the story for over 20 years. This podcast is a public service to bring information into the homes and to educate those concerned parents, teachers and pharmacists who are seeking to know more about the opioid problem and solutions.
||CleanEd Rudnic, PhD – Scientist, Inventor, Entrepreneur||Ed Rudnic discusses how DisposeRx is designed to work~ - If you can form chemical bonds, that forms a chemical mesh, you get a tighter gel, a tighter mesh, that surrounds the drug and makes it impossible in this case, for the drug to leave.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert Bianchi – President, Prescription Drug Research Center (PDRC)||Robert Bianchi, President and Chief of Scientific and Technical Affairs at the Prescription Drug Research Center, on waking up to the value of pain medications to people in severe pain and people that are at the end of life that need to have some kind .||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDennis Wiggins – Co-Founder DisposeRx||Dennis Wiggins, DisposeRx co-founder, on the responsibility for safe and proper drug disposal~ - "The environmental degradation of our water supply in the environment will last generations and it will have impact on our children and our children's chi..||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWilliam Simpson – Director and President DisposeRx||William Simpson on drug disposal solutions ~ - "A lot of people are pulling together to try to find some things that work. The sweet spot of this will be finding a combination of solutions. There's no silver bullet here that's going to help us from an..||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Vanila Singh – Chief Medical Officer U.S. Department of HHS||Dr. Vanila Singh on the problem of excess medications leftover in the medicine cabinet~ - "When someone has a surgery, they'll get X amount of tablets, and I think it's become clear that in many cases those are too many tablets,||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Casarett, MD, MA – Chief Medical Officer DisposeRx||David Casarett on a solution that may help a family who is grieving after the loss of a loved one who has been in hospice ~ - "This is something . . . in a hospice setting falls to family members to deal with.||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecky Savage – 525 Foundation Founder||Becky Savage on what she says to parents when asked "What can we do? How can we make sure this doesn't happen?" ~ - "It's so simple. Go home and clean out your medicine cabinets. Any expired medications that aren't needed or medications that aren't be..||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCongressman Richard Hudson (NC-08)||Congressman Richard Hudson on DisposeRx, an effective site-of-use method for drug disposal addressed in his recently passed bipartisan bill, the Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate (SOUND) Disposal and Packaging Act (H.R. 5687),||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnn Hamlin – Director of Training and Science | DisposeRx||Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLisa Mortier – Capitol Hill Veteran Lobbyist | Steptoe & Johnson||Lisa Mortier on how, by mentioning her work with DisposeRx, she starts the "medicine cabinet" conversation with parents of her daughters' friends~ - "It's easy and inexpensive. It also is a nice discussion to have with other parents.||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Holaday – Chairman and CEO DisposeRx||John Holaday on how a simple change in behavior at home can break the cycle of opioid addiction and death that begins in the home medicine cabinet. - “Our passion is to both, educate and legislate. On the education side,||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Hindman – Senior International & Public Affairs Advisor, Leidos||John Hindman on what's required of parenting today ~ - "Vigilance is required, irrespective of where we are. Parents didn't just turn us out and leave us to our own devices when we were kids. It's just more vigilant parenting is required,||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBarry Meier – New York Times Reporter and Author||Barry Meier on the addictive nature of opioids and narcotics ~ - "The fact is that any type of opioid or narcotic, once you begin to take it, your body physically adjusts to it. It's a very natural process called tolerance,||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMissy Owen – Co-Founder and CEO Davis Direction Foundation||Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope Podcast Series||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpioids: Hidden Dangers and New Hope – Pilot||“Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope” - In October 2017, the opioid crisis was recognized as a national health emergency with opioids related overdoses and deaths claiming over 190 American lives every day. “How could this happen to my kid,||9/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is well-organized and produced overview of the bigest and least discussed crisis in our country and this podcast really handles it well.
- Category: Health
- Language: English
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