1:2:1 Podcast

Drug Dealer, MD: How physicians are fueling the opioid epidemic

Stanford psychiatrist and addiction researcher Anna Lembke, MD, has had more than 20 years of experience working with patients who are misusing or addicted to prescription drugs. Using anecdotes and personal stories from her clinical work, she’s written her first book, Drug Dealer, MD, How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop.  In it, she weaves a powerful narrative of how the prescription drug epidemic came to be, and what can be done to address the systemic issues that contribute to it.

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Length: 29 mins. 10 sec.

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