Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic; Sam Quinones
from PART 2:”The Final Convenience” to PART 3“A Parent’s Soul Pain”
Surgeon general’s report calls for response to addiction crisis | PBS NewsHour?https://youtu.be/9kuibZtt5ww
Dr. Volkow, The addicted brain, Ted Talk https://youtu.be/Mnd2-al4LCU
Fighting Opioid Addiction: As long as it takes | Julia Picetti | https://youtu.be/vScH_2loKJM
Ending the Epidemic: Part 5- The President’s Plan https://youtu.be/cUTtir57HM8
PLEASE COMPLETE TWO PARTS SEPARATELY IN TWO FILES
part 1 Discussion
By the mid-week deadline based on your readings and the video lectures answer each of the questions/prompts below with 2 paragraphs using concepts from the text or your own research (be sure to cite correctly).
- Based on the course materials for this week discuss the morphine molecule’s effect on the brain.
- What were three take-aways you got from Surgeon General Murthy’s discussion that reflect a benefit to society through cost savings if we invest in prevention and intervention? Explain.
part 2 Journal Entry
The Reflective Journal is an assessment of your understanding of assigned readings, course lectures, and videos. It is also a means in which you demonstrate how you will apply your readings and observations in your day to day to life.