Episode 37: The Opioid Crisis: Pain, Addiction, and Public Health Solutions with Dr. Mishka Terplan

Close to 80 percent of the nearly 1,000 fatal drug overdoses in Virginia in 2014 involved opioids in the form of prescription opioids or heroin. 

In this talk, Dr. Mishka Terplan discusses the current opioid crisis in the United States and public health solutions that tackle this epidemic at the source by focusing on behavioral health.

Dr. Terplan also speaks about how VCU Health is combating the addiction crisis through the VCU Health Multidisciplinary Outpatient Intensive Addiction Treatment (MOTIVATE) Clinic. 

For more information about the Motivate Clinic call (804) 628-6776.

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