Monday, March 6, 2017
In the United States, prescription drug abuse in 2012 resulted in a death every 19 minutes. Since then, drug overdose fatalities have continued to rise. The nation has also seen a rise in "pill mill operations," including one in Richmond. Today, we're delving into the opioid crisis in Hampton Roads and talking with medical experts about the prevention and treatment options for prescription drug abuse. Do you know someone who takes prescription pills recreationally? Join us at 440-2665.
Dr. Kimberly Johnson - is the director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Dr. Eric Robertson - is the spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association and Director of Kaiser Permanente Northern California's Graduate Physical Therapy Education program.
Professor Neil Devins - is the Sandra Day O'Connor Professor of Law, Robert E. and Elizabeth S.