America ReFramed

Oxyana | Trailer

Preview: Season 5 Episode 9 | 57s

Set among the hills and hollers of Appalachia, Oceana, WV looks like a rural paradise. But this community is under siege: a raging epidemic of prescription drug abuse is so deadly that residents have nicknamed the town “OXYANA.” A close-up look at people who live from one pill to the next, and a harrowing vision of today’s AnyTown, USA.

Aired: 07/11/17

Rating: TV-14

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