Opioid Crisis Resources from Public Media

Opioid Crisis: The Ripple Effect

The  WXXI Opioid Crisis Resource Site provides video resources from public media to promote the discussion and explore the issues created by the national and regional opioid crisis.

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In conjunction with this news coverage you will find programming from WXXI-TV and WXXI-WORLD (DT 21.2/cable 1275)  and WXXI Online.  See below for program details.

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There is a person’s story behind every opioid addiction. And each story of addiction has a ripple effect. 
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This documentary traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of America. 
Opioid Crisis: The Ripple Effect. is a reporting news series which included reports from three telling locales across the country, to look at the people and issues indirectly affected by the opioid crisis and make the case that the epidemic’s ripple effects impact many. 
Video, Lessons, News reports for use in school settings. Please preview before using and note age and grade level recommendations. Connect to Opioid Resources in PBS LearningMedia: 
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Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their son's story of opioid and heroin addiction. 
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Opioid Crisis Resources from Public Media