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Engaged Citizen's Series

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As a part of the Engaged Citizenship Series, Cristy emphasized the need to reduce both the supply and demand for opioids. A video clip she supplied urged anyone facing surgery to discuss post-operative protocol with healthcare providers before the procedure asking that other pain medications be used in place of opioids. She said employers can set up health plans that incentivize such behaviors and help their employees deal with pain without risking addiction.

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Watch Cristy's presentation at Wingate University below...

Wingate University - Escaping Opioid Addiction

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