'Arkansans Ask’ to address opioid addiction Aug. 17
Addiction and deaths related to opioids – drugs prescribed to treat moderate and severe pain – continue to rise in Arkansas. Expert guests will discuss the facts behind the state's situation, treatment options and available resources. Panelists include: Arkansas State Drug Director Kirk Lane; John Kirtley, Pharm.D., executive director of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy; Dr. Michael Mancino, M.D., program director of the Center for Addiction Services and Treatment, UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute; and William Scott Doerhoff, executive director of the William Christian Doerhoff Memorial Foundation. Veteran journalist Steve Barnes will host.
Viewers may submit questions and comments during the live broadcast at 800-662-2386, email@example.com or on Twitter with #ARAsk.
"Arkansans Ask" is an AETN call-in program that addresses current affairs and issues relevant to Arkansans. A host and panel of experts discuss the chosen topic, and viewers are invited to submit questions and comments. To join the discussion viewers may call 1-800-662-2386, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or tweet #ARASK.
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