01 Prescription Addiction – Opioids: Introduction

Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids

01 Prescription Addiction - Opioids: Introduction

  • Category Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids
  • Authors Steve Pearlman, PhD
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    1. Introduction - 7 minutes
      Opioids are a growing problem in the United States.

Opioids are a huge problem in the United States. In 2016, an average of 116 people died every day from opioid-related drugs and at least two million people were dealing with opioid addiction. Fifty percent of people say they know someone who has struggled with a prescription drug addiction.

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Steve Pearlman, PhD

With 25+ years in higher education, Steven J. Pearlman, PhD holds specialized experience and knowledge in learning theory, online learning research, and socio-cultural topics such as sexual assault prevention, and alcohol and drug abuse. He’s conceptualized and authored numerous Not Anymore programs and served as a consultant for the U.S. Army’s initiatives to curtail sexual violence.

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