American Opioid

American Opioid

By American Opioid
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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, written and narrated by Jamal Khan. More information is available at www.americanopioid.org.
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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, written and narrated by Jamal Khan. More information is available at www.americanopioid.org.

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Season 2, Episode 5
Marjorie is forced to make increasingly high stakes choices that will not only affect her future, but also her son’s. www.americanopioid.org
21:25
July 19, 2019
Season 2, Episode 4
Marjorie is forced to come to terms with her addiction to opioids.   www.americanopioid.org
20:46
July 19, 2019
Season 2, Episode 3
Marjorie becomes increasingly resourceful, even as setbacks mount.  www.americanopioid.org
25:25
July 19, 2019
Season 2, Episode 2
Marjorie resorts to increasingly desperate measures to access opioids, placing herself and her son in jeopardy.  www.americanopioid.org
17:47
July 19, 2019
Season 2, Episode 1
A five-year-old girl named Jane Merrick, who we met briefly at the beginning of Season 1, is about to be picked up from day care by her parents, just like on any other day. But unlike any other day, they are not going home. Instead, they are venturing deep into the inner sanctum of the opioid crisis. www.americanopioid.org
23:12
July 19, 2019
Season 1, Episode 6
Marjorie becomes increasingly aware of the fact that her addiction to opioids could jeopardize her job.
24:09
September 19, 2018
Season 1, Episode 5
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
21:51
September 19, 2018
Season 1, Episode 4
Marjorie takes opioids for the first time. It won’t be the last time. www.americanopioid.org
17:29
September 19, 2018
Season 1, Episode 3
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
32:59
September 5, 2018
Season 1, Episode 2
Matt's mother is informed that her son is special, and believes it. She is also notified that he is deaf, and refuses to believe it. www.americanopioid.org
30:12
September 4, 2018
Season 1, Episode 1
Welcome to the American Opioid podcast, written and narrated by Jamal Khan. The podcast features a research-backed fictional narrative about the opioid crisis. In this first episode, two young children form their own cozy little world at a day care center, oblivious to an impending crisis that will affect all fifty states. For more information, or to get in touch with the creator of the podcast, check out the website: www.americanopioid.org
22:40
August 30, 2018
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