Mayo Clinic and TPT-Twin Cities PBS teamed up to create a three part documentary series called 'The Opioid Fix' which looks at how the opioid epidemic started and what we as individual communities and a nation can to do help tackle it. Parts of the documentary were shown during a panel discussion Tuesday night at Mayo Clinic. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
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Context: The word “epidemic” is often used when describing the impact of opioid use in the US. This series explores education, prevention and solutions surrounding efforts to combat the devastating consequences of this crisis. The series is produced by TPT and Mayo Clinic.
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