Support Provided ByLearn More

The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

Opioids mimic the body's natural pain relievers, binding to receptor proteins in the brain and sometimes inducing euphoria.

Nova
Share

Opioids mimic the body's natural pain relievers, binding to receptor proteins in the brain and sometimes inducing euphoria.

Support Provided ByLearn More

Explore More

Additional funding for this program is provided by Marjie and Robert Kargman.

National corporate funding for NOVA is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA is provided by the David H. Koch Fund for Science, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and PBS viewers. Additional funding is provided by the NOVA Science Trust.