The 4th Wave of the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic is not in the headlines like it used to be. But the community health threat has not gone away. It continues to be problematic for young people in our schools and adults who struggle with addiction. For Medical Monday, we discuss how fentanyl, mixed with cocaine or meth is creating a more complex problem.


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Dephanie Jordan, Peer Recovery Specialist (not pictured)

Dr. Shayna Waites, Project Manager, Howard University College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services
Dr. Gloria Cain, Licensed Medical Social Worker, Howard University School of Social Work