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"They met when she could not speak and he could not hear. They met in the most affordable day care center in the City of Ragle, one of the nation's many flashpoints of the opioid crisis. He was two. She was three. They relied on each other for survival." American Opioid is a research-backed fictional narrative about the opioid crisis. The narrative will run through four seasons. Additional episodes will feature interviews with real-life individuals who are working with the crisis in various capacities. About the Creator: Jamal Khan is the writer and narrator of the podcast. As a Presidential Management Fellow, he worked on opioid policy issues for the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs during the Obama Administration. A Berkeley and Harvard Law graduate, he is a licensed attorney in the State of California.

"They met when she could not speak and he could not hear. They met in the most affordable day care center in the City of Ragle, one of the nation's many flashpoints of the opioid crisis. He was two. She was three. They relied on each other for survival." American Opioid is a research-backed fictional narrative about the opioid crisis. The narrative will run through four seasons. Additional episodes will feature interviews with real-life individuals who are working with the crisis in various capacities. About the Creator: Jamal Khan is the writer and narrator of the podcast. As a Presidential Management Fellow, he worked on opioid policy issues for the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs during the Obama Administration. A Berkeley and Harvard Law graduate, he is a licensed attorney in the State of California.
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"They met when she could not speak and he could not hear. They met in the most affordable day care center in the City of Ragle, one of the nation's many flashpoints of the opioid crisis. He was two. She was three. They relied on each other for survival." American Opioid is a research-backed fictional narrative about the opioid crisis. The narrative will run through four seasons. Additional episodes will feature interviews with real-life individuals who are working with the crisis in various capacities. About the Creator: Jamal Khan is the writer and narrator of the podcast. As a Presidential Management Fellow, he worked on opioid policy issues for the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs during the Obama Administration. A Berkeley and Harvard Law graduate, he is a licensed attorney in the State of California.

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English


Episodes

Season 1, Episode 6

9/19/2018
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In this episode, Marjorie becomes increasingly aware of the fact that her dependence on opioids could jeopardize her job.

Duration:00:24:32

Season 1, Episode 5

9/19/2018
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In this episode, Marjorie finds herself in the grip of something she does not understand. But its influence on her behavior is all too real. www.amerianopioid.org

Duration:00:22:52

Season 1, Episode 4

9/19/2018
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In this episode, Marjorie takes opioids for the first time. It won’t be the last time. www.americanopioid.org

Duration:00:18:02

Season 1, Episode 3

9/5/2018
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In this episode, Marjorie is confronted with undeniable evidence that her son is deaf, and must make a decision that will alter the course of his life. www.americanopioid.org

Duration:00:36:49