Attention Must Be Paid: Women Lost in the Opioid Crisis
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This documentary on opiods impact on women that will be on ABC in May and PBS this fall is being viewed at the BGCM Desoto Club. Debra Gonsher Vinik, Ph.D. directed this documentary and she will be present at the Desoto Club to discuss and answer questions.
Opioid addiction has impacted all of us at some level and the disparity in treatment for women has intensified the need for us to look at the epidemic with a need to embrace equality.
Attention Must Be Paid: Women Lost in the Opioid Crisis explores the stories of women who are battling opioid use disorder. Through an intimate telling of their personal journeys, the film exposes deep-seated and deadly gender inequities within the American healthcare landscape. The opioid epidemic is a women’s issue.