Opioids and the body: The science of an overdose

Opioids and the body: The science of an overdose

Alexander Sandweiss from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Arizona explains what happens to the body when someone uses opioids.

This video is part of “Hooked Rx: From Prescription to Addiction,” a Cronkite News investigation of prescription opioid abuse in Arizona. Watch the documentary and view our multimedia package at hookedrx.com.