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Opioid Crises; "Warning: This Drug May Kill You" Documentary
Find out what opioids are, how this crises started, what we can do to protect ourselves and our families, and how we can help stop this from continuing.
The Golden Way, an initiative of the St. Augustine Film Society, will present “Warning: This Drug May Kill You.” The U.S. is currently experiencing the worst drug epidemic in our history. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdoses involving opioids killed more than 42,000 Americans in 2016 with 40% of those deaths attributed to prescription opioids. Deaths from prescription opioids have more than quadrupled since 1999.
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"Free Admission" and open to the public
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Lt. Ryan Smith - St. Johns Sheriff’s Office
Dr. G. Robert Baringer, Medical Director for EPIC Behavioral Healthcare
Dr. John Pirioleau, Founder and Medical Director of First City Hospitalist Group