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Connections: Author Lisa Hillman and her book, Secret No More

In WXXI News' daily talk show, author Lisa Hillman shares her personal story of raising a child with an addiction.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:47:18


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Second Opinion: Addiction to Pain Medications

What usually starts innocently enough as taking pain medication appropriately prescribed by a doctor, can turn into a deadly addiction for some. Jennifer Matesa shares her story of the darkest days of her addiction to her recovery on this addition of Second Opinion.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:26:46


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Opioids From Inside

A film that follows the journeys of three women whose lives have been forever changed as result of their addiction to opioids.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:26:46


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Second Opinion: Opioids to Heroin Addiction

Experts say the heroin epidemic, which is a growing problem nationwide, is largely spurred by people who first become addicted to prescribed opiate pain medications. As the pills become more expensive and harder to obtain, people move on to the cheaper and more potent high that heroin can provide. Cynthia Scudo, grandmother of twenty, shares the story of hip pain that ended with a nine-year addiction to heroin.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:26:46


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Second Opinion: Drug Overdose

Joseph and Mary Mullin share their heart-wrenching story of their son Patrick's addiction.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:26:46


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Second Opinion 5: Pain Medication Abuse

On this segment of Second Opinion 5: What are the five signs of opioid pain medication abuse?

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:01:59


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Second Opinion 5: Opioid Use Disorder

Patrick Seche is here to tell you five early signs of opioid use disorder.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:02:26


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Second Opinion | Patient Story | Cynthia Scudo

Cynthia Scudo is a mother of 8 and grandmother of 20. She is also an addict.

Type: Interstitial/Promo

Duration: 00:01:44


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Second Opinion | Myth or Medicine | Opioid Overdose

Do people die immediately when they take an opioid overdose? Find out on this segment of Myth or Medicine.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:01:47


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Second Opinion | Myth or Medicine | Addiction To Pain Meds

On this segment of Myth or Medicine: Do pain medications lead to addiction?

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:02:20


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Second Opinion | Medical Innovations | Buprenorphine Implant (Long Version)

The buprenorphine implant can help treat addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin and narcotic painkillers, by eliminating the daily reminder to take the prescription.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:02:56


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Second Opinion | Medical Innovations | Buprenorphine Implant

The buprenorphine implant can help treat addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin and narcotic painkillers, by eliminating the daily reminder to take the prescription.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:01:48