Southern Remedy

Hooked: Mississippi's Opioid Hangover

Season 5 Episode 503 | 25m 59s

Mississippians are in pain. Doctors prescribe opioids at high rates to treat patients, putting Mississippi near the top for opioid prescriptions. Getting arrested is the path for many addicts to receive treatment. But relapse rates are high and overdoses are growing. Why is it so hard to permanently kick opiate addiction? We delve into the largest public health crisis of the 21st century.

Aired: 03/01/18

Rating: NR

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