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UNDERSTANDING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

"How Addiction Happens"

  • Aired: 01/17/2018
  • 07:29
  • Rating: TV-PG
Avi and Julie Israel talk about their son Michael's condition, how he became addicted to the prescribed painkillers and what they learned about addiction. They offer parents advise on how to talk to their kids, and where and when to seek help.
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Avi and Julie Israel talk about the effect of painkillers on their son Michael.
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