Episode 2: Reversal

An introduction to receptors and the basics of drug function, how opioids were developed and why they take away pain, and how naloxone works.

Music: The Old Home Place by The Dillards

Musicians: Tracy on vocals/guitar, Brian on banjo-uke, Kirstin on accordion

Poem: Myth by Natasha Trethewey

Sources: Brief History of Heroin, Naloxone Laws, Natasha Trethewey and pharmacologic information taken from Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.