- Documentary: Painkillers – Tracking the Prescription Drug Epidemic, Video
- Listen to: The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour
- ‘Sound Medicine’: Waking Up to Opioids and Stopping the Cycle of Addiction, Indiana University, January 5, 2014
- Video ”Do No Harm” on opioid prescribing & teens, by Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing; www.supportprop.org
- Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime… Gotzsche – October 3, 2013 YouTube How Big Pharma is Corrupting Healthcare. In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C. Gøtzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behavior, both in research and marketing where the morally repugnant disregard for human lives is the norm 1. He convincingly draws close comparisons with the tobacco conglomerates, revealing the extraordinary truth behind efforts to confuse and distract the public and their politicians.
The book addresses, in evidence-based detail, an extraordinary system failure caused by widespread crime, corruption, bribery and impotent drug regulation in need of radical reforms.
- FedUp Rally 2013 Published on Nov 2, 2013 Video highlights of the 2013 FEDUP Rally in Washington, DC. A day to remember!
- Audio AIRTALK 89.3 KPCC Larry Mantle; FDA wants to restrict access to addictive painkillers; Dr. Andrew Kolodny, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House, a nonprofit addiction treatment organization and President of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP); Robert Twillman Director of Advocacy and Policy for the American Academy of Pain Management; October 28, 2013.
- Audio (NPRnews) With Rise Of Painkiller Abuse, A Closer Look At Heroin, features Dr. Andrew Kolodny, chief medical officer for the national drug treatment network Phoenix House and President of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, November 2, 2013.
- Video The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic and the Role of PMPs. Dr. Len Paulozzi, presented by The PMP Center of Excellence, Brandeis University
- Episode 10 When Morphine Hurts Podcast ToxTalk
- Video Congressional Hearing on Veterans’ “Skyrocketing” Use of Opioids. House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs- Subcommittee on Health.
Hearing title: Between Peril and Promise: Facing the Dangers of VA’s Skyrocketing Use of Prescription Painkillers to Treat Veterans
Washington, DC | Oct 10, 2013
- Video KCTS 9 DOCUMENTARY Prescription for Abuse, 2012 A report on the alarming increase in prescription-drug abuse in Washington state, features Dr. Rosemary Orr
- Video Foundation for a Drug-Free World – The Truth About Painkillers. The Truth About Drugs documentary is the cornerstone of the Drug-Free World Campaign, sponsored by the Church of Scientology. This documentary is the real story of what drugs are and what they do to one’s body and mind—told by people who’ve been there, done them and survived to tell about it.
- Barry Meier author of “Pain Killer” comments on FDA’s opioid label changes – ‘The Diane Rehm Show’ September 12, 2013 produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC Audio
- A Call to Action Video: Super Star is Fed Up! Rally for a Federal Response to the Opioid Epidemic! September 11, 2013
- The Anonymous People RECOVERY IS OUT – TO CHANGE THE ADDICTION CONVERSATION FROM – PROBLEMS TO SOLUTIONS The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) – September 17, 2013
- Viva La Evidence James McCormack a parody of Coldplay’s Viva La Vida – a song all about evidence based healthcare — a little bit about the history of evidence and then the key principles, August 22, 2013.
- Binging It Home Two Three Fights and One Epilogue: Fighting Stigma,
Fighting Cyclical Shadows,
Fighting Toxic Inaction
…and an Epilogue. By Betty-Lou Kristy, September 3, 2013.
- Bringing It Home One The cultural shift from storytelling to evidence, By Betty-Lou Kristy, July 26, 2013.
- Pete Jackson ARPO President, tells why one pill can kill and took his beautiful 18 year old daughter, Afflicted by Addiction, Voice America, Hosted by Bradley DeHaven, August 6, 2013.
- Judy Rummler, Chair of the October 1, 2013 D.C. Rally “FED UP” and President of the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation, Afflicted by Addiction, Voice America, Hosted by Bradley DeHaven, July 23, 2013.
- Dr. Andrew Kolodny Leading expert on Opioid Addiction, Afflicted by Addiction, Voice America, Hosted by Bradley DeHaven, July 2, 2013.
- Film about the Marketing of continual Medical ‘education’. The words of this film come from a recent British Medical Journal ‘Frontline’ article by Dr Des Spence: End the Scandal of feee education, published 19 June 2013: bmj.com/content/346/bmj.f3936
- Drug company behind drug summit pled guilty to misleading public about Oxycontin Channel 4 Action News, June 6, 2013
- A World of Hurt: Fixing Pain Medicine’s Biggest Mistake How OxyContin’s Pain Relief Built ‘A World Of Hurt’, New York Times reporter Barry Meier interviewed by Fresh Air’s Terry Gross, May 29, 2013.
- Eyes Wide Open: A Canadian Discussion to Reduce Opioid-Related Harms; Join us for a special Webinar Series, March, 2013.
- Concern over Prescription Opioids in Canada Dr. David Juurlink & Dianne Bailey – CBC Radio Info A.M., Nova Scotia, March 11, 2013.
- Best Advice for People Taking Opioid Medication March 1, 2013 Dr. Mike Evans, Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health at the University of Toronto, Staff Physician at St. Michael’s Hospital, & Director of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON.
- Pain, Culture, Opioids: What if Pain was a Verb? University of Washington Pain Specialist Alex Cahana at TEDx Bellevue
- Deaths from Prescription Drug Overdoses Skyrocket, Aired December 31, 2012 – ‘Today Show’
- Presentation slides from the National Summit on Opioid Safety; November 1, 2012
- This video features two patients who were once used by Purdue Pharma as OxyContin “success stories” in a promotional video. The video follows up on these patients to see how things turned out several years later. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwtSvHb_PRk&feature=youtube_gdata_player The video tells part of a larger story that is covered in the following article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by John Fauber and Ellen Gabler, which ran on September 9, 2012 http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/what-happened-to-the-poster-children-of-oxycontin-r65r0lo-169056206.html
- Effectiveness for Chronic Pain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4Y3TQUsH4k This video features interviews with Drs. Mark Sullivan, Alex Cahana and Gilbert Fanciullo. The primary goal is to communicate that long-term opioid therapy is not an evidence-based treatment for chronic pain.
- Addiction is NOT Rare in Pain Patients http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgyuBWN9D4w This video has been revised and now features a clip of CDC Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, interviews with Drs. Russell Portenoy*, Nathaniel Katz*, Andrew Kolodny and Thomas Kosten. The purpose is to communicate that pain patients can become addicted to opioids and that misinformation on this topic played a role in causing the epidemic.
- High Dose Opioid Therapy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Kso2zSxgcE This video has been revised and now features Dr. Lynn Webster*, President-elect of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. It also includes Betty Tully and Drs. Jane Ballantyne, and Thomas Kosten. The purpose of this video is to correct the misperception that there is no upper dose limit for opioid therapy and to communicate that high dose prescribing is a dangerous practice.
- Understanding Physical Dependence http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pILIJ9VyWAU This video has been revised and now features Dr. Mark Sullivan from the University of Washington. It also includes Betty Tully and Drs. Jane Ballantyne, and Thomas Kosten. The purpose of this video is help prescribers and the public better understand the meaning of the term physical dependence and to correct the misperception that physical dependence on opioids is benign and clinically unimportant. Asterisks (*) indicates that speaker has relationships with opioid manufacturers.
- Nation’s Overdose by Tracy Smith 10-16-11 CBS Sunday Morning – YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QUPmD5Sa8U
- Prescription Drug Abuse, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, BK Independent TV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgW7iAQoNM4
- Canadian Mom Speaks Out
- Dr. Petros Levounis, Member of ARPO’s Medical Advisory Board, on ABC News, April 20, 2011 (Link to video)
- Video 16×9 Dying By Prescription – You Tube; Ada Giudice-Tompson, ARPO Vice President, posted August 2012.
- The Face of Addiction http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=q6JqSOcfmn0