ER Doctors show teens the dark side of opiates


COLUMBUS (WMCH) — Every day, families across central Ohio are affected by the drug epidemic as opiate overdoses continue to claim lives. It’s a growing problem that local doctors are meeting head-on.

“Seeing high school kids coming for overdose is not an uncommon event,” says emergency medical physician, Ryan Squier MD “I can tell you every community in the Columbus area is affected by this and we have to do something, have to start talking about it.”

Dr. Squier knows the toll heroin and opiates are taking on the Columbus community, he sees it day in and day out.

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