The Exchange
12:45 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Problems with Painkillers!

New numbers show the Granite State is near the top when it comes to abusing painkillers. Also, New Hampshire is  one of only two states that does not monitor the purchases of these medications.  We’ll explore that latest on this issue, and what some are in New Hampshire are doing to reverse these sobering numbers.

Guests 

  • Dr. Seddon Savage - clinician, educator, and policy consultant in the fields of addiction medicine and pain medicine, and director of the Dartmouth Center on Addiction, Recovery & Education.
  • Karin Eckel - Assistant Attorney General,Criminal Justice Bureauof the N.H. Attorney General’s Office.

We'll also hear from 

  • Dr. David Heller - Emergency Room Physician at Portsmouth Regional Hospital
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