“Battling Opioids: Part 1,” an hourlong television special produced collaboratively by seven Pennsylvania Public Media stations, aired statewide on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8 p.m., and re-aired December 20 at 8 p.m., with an all-new guest panel. Stay tuned for Battling Opioids: Part 2, which airs April 11 at 8 p.m. Eastern on WHYY, WITF, PBS39, WPSU, WQED, WQLN, and WVIA.

Watch the Part 1 documentary and our individual stories below. Learn about the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, its effects, and the people fighting to save their loved ones and communities.

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