Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

"How Addiction Happens"

Clip | 7m 29s

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.

Aired: 01/17/18

Rating: TV-PG

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Funding has been provided by BlueCross BlueShield Association and the Brain Research Foundation.