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Examining America’s Opioid Epidemic

“Health Conversations”

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 6:30pm

As highlighted in the Cronkite School documentary “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” opioid addiction is casting a deadly toll on America. Harriet Ryan, the Los Angeles Times legal affairs correspondent, shares her experiences covering the opioid epidemic from a legal and health perspective.

The public talk is moderated by Dr. Joseph I. Sirven, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona who also chairs the Seniors and Seizures Task Force for the Epilepsy Foundation of America. Ryan will chat with Sirven and the audience via a live video feed.

First Amendment Forum
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004