Episode 325 : Nora Volkow On Complexity And Vulnerability In The Opioid Epidemic

Featured Guest: Nina Volkow

  • Jun 20, 2023

Dr. Nora Volkow is a Psychiatrist and the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health. She joins Explore The Space Podcast for a powerful discussion on the impact of synthetic opioids on the risk of overdose and unintentional death, the massive impact of Social Determinants of Health, and the importance of providing medication as part of the treatment of opioid use disorder.

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NIDAMed: Clinical resources for health professionals and those in training about screening, addressing, and treating addiction

NIDA’s website

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