Two-Sided Tuesday: The Opioid Epidemic

Two-Sided Tuesday: The Opioid Epidemic

Two-Sided Tuesday: Looking at the various debates surrounding the many issues connected to the Opioid Epidemic


There is no debate that this is a major problem in the U.S. and that something has to be done about it.  The arguments really center more around how to go about assessing , preventing, and treating the problem.



Join us tomorrow to see what the Opioid Epidemic looks like in other countries on Worldview Wednesday!

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1: Katel, Peter. “Opioid Crisis.” CQ Researcher, 7 Oct. 2016, pp. 817-40,

2: “Prescription Medication Abuse.” Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale, 2016. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Accessed 25 June 2017.

3: Kleiman, Mark A. R. “High Stakes.” Foreign Affairs, vol. 96, no. 2, Mar/Apr2017, pp. 130-139. EBSCOhost.

4: Reinl, James. “Trump Administration and the Opioid Epidemic in the USA.” Lancet, vol. 689, no. 10085, 03 June 2017, p. 2181. EBSCOhost.