Opioid addiction is one of the fastest growing diseases in the country. Each year, thousands of people face addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin, which is made from the same substance as painkillers like vicodin. Opiates are a highly addictive drug that also carry with them serious risks for overdose and other severe health issues.
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I did this podcast in January 2012, in the week following Etta James' death. This podcast is a tribute to Etta, and her influence on so many people. I admired her for speaking out about addiction, and her honesty about her addiction and recovery was beautiful...and amazing.