A Walton Wellness Series: The Opioid Crisis in Walton County: Episode 3 – a Doctor’s View

Walton Wellness has launched a podcast aimed at improving the health and wellness of the Walton County Community titled “Health is your Wealth.” The first is a 4-part series that focuses on the opioid epidemic that is sweeping the country and its impact in Walton County. This is the third podcast in the series – A Doctor’s View.

The United States medical community in a way bears much of the responsibility for our current opioid crisis with the over-prescription of pain medication and now they are having to help clean up the mess.

In this episode, Dr. Garrison of Piedmont Healthcare sheds some light on the science of Opioid addiction and gives some insight on how and why doctors choose what medications they prescribe to their patients.

Click or tap on this link to go to the Walton Wellness Health is Your Wealth website to listen to executive director DeDe Harris’s interview with Dr. Joel Robert Garrison, of Piedmont Healthcare.

You can also watch by going straight to the Podcast at the Podbean link below.

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