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Emergency Medical Minute


Jun 30, 2020

This limited series will investigate how the nation’s opioid epidemic has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of this series, we will hear from a harm reductionist, an addiction medicine physician, a Denver Police narcotics sergeant and two people currently in recovery. 


Unfortunately, the opioid epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are likely not going anywhere soon. Emergency Medical Minute remains committed to providing education to help combat these health crises. 


In this episode, we talk to Dr. Steven Young -- board certified emergency physician and addiction medicine physician -- to discover how his clinic has had to adapt and overcome the challenges presented by COVID.




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