Ep. 170 – PART 3: A Cover2 Podcast on the Showtime Docu-Series: “The TRADE” a front row seat to the opioid epidemic

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This is the third episode of our five-part series on the Showtime original program “The TRADE,” a docu-series providing a front row seat to the opioid epidemic through the eyes of those most affected: the growers and cartel bosses, addicts and their families and law enforcement. In this episode, once again veteran documentary producer Pagan Harleman, who serves as executive producer of The TRADE, offers her insights and the backstories behind episode 3.

Watch episode 3 of the Showtime Original docu-series on the opioid epidemic: The TRADE

Following the introduction to today’s episode from Pagan, we hear from Family Coach, Robin Star, who provides insight and analysis of the family dynamics that play out in episode 3 between John, an addict in Atlanta who we meet in this episode and his sister and father. Later, we’re introduced to the nation’s first opioid court by Judge Craig Hannah from Buffalo New York. We conclude this episode with US Senator Rob Portman who offers hope for stopping the flow of illicit drugs into our country.

Listen as Greg explores the stories behind episode 3 of The TRADE and profiles people, places and things making a difference in the opioid epidemic.

2019-01-11T10:50:37+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Podcasts|1 Comment

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  1. UMES March 12, 2018 at 4:16 pm - Reply

    Since the opioid epidemic has spread to Western New York, it is time to fight the epidemic, he said. As the epidemic may continue to spiral, he feels the need for more ways of prevention. For this, Schumer said, it is time to push for an increase in federal funding to provide better help to support the agencies fighting the epidemic. Efforts too little to deal with epidemic Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and several other agencies have been involved in prevention and recovery programs across the country in the wake of the drug menace which has been on the rise for two decades. Despite the alarming figures and statistics of the opioid crisis in the U.

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