Northwest Now

NWN 825 Opioid Crisis

Special | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

It's a problem that medical experts say has grown to epidemic proportions across the country...opioid addiction. On this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at this epidemic and see what's being done to keep people from the pitfalls of drug addiction, especially those who became addicted through taking medically prescribed painkillers.

Aired: 04/14/17

Rating: TV-G

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