The Pain Project: Alternatives to Opioids

Episode Info

This episode of NCL’s “We Can Do This!” health podcast is focused on alternatives to opioids for pain control. America is in the middle of an opioid crisis, and that crisis extends to young adults who are dealing with pain from wisdom teeth removal, sports-related injuries and more.  Experts share information on how all consumers can speak to their health providers about nonaddictive pain relief options. Experts also weigh in on the enduring stigma around addiction and substance use disorder. NCL CEO, Sally Greenberg is joined by the Honorable Mary Bono, former Congresswoman and co-founder and CEO of Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse (MAPDA); Charlene Ng, Vice President of US Medical Affairs at Bayer; and Matt Robinson, co-host of Till the Wheels Fall Off podcast and the voice of “The Painful Truth” campaign.

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