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America's Opioid Epidemic

Presented by JCC Greater Boston at JCC Greater Boston, Newton MA

Apr 02 2019
America's Opioid Epidemic

Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations brings together distinguished scholars, artists and activists to engage in unique exchanges around controversial and difficult subjects.

The Opioid Epidemic is devastating communities across the country. Overdoses have become the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 55, killing more people than HIV/AIDS, car crashes or gun violence ever did at their peaks. But what makes this crisis especially unique is how we got here. We’ll examine the origins of the worst public health crisis of the twenty-first century and expose the role pharmaceutical companies played in pushing addictive opioids into the American

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America’s Opioid Epidemic is part of the Jonathan Samen Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations Discussion Series at JCC Greater Boston − a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Tickets are $20. To purchase tickets, visit www.bostonjcc.org/hotbuttons.

Contact: 617-558-6522

Email: cpo@jccgb.org

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JCC Greater Boston

333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

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