NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 07, 2018
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(Santa Clara, California: John Torres) The "de-prescribing clinics" approach to the opiodi drug addiction problem featured; scenes shown of pain management rehabilitation at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, California, that teaches coping techniques for handling pain & drugs. [Methadone addict Marti CROSENTHAL‡- explains trying to get off the drugs.] [Kaiser Permanente pain management rehabilitation program Dr. Dhiruj KIRPALANI†- says we retrain the brain.] Program success statistics cited. [Formerly opioid dependent, Kelly GARRITY - comments on her life.]
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