Battling Opioids“ is a project of Pennsylvania Public Media, including WPSU Penn State, which provides public media for Central Pennsylvania. In this state-wide project, seven Pennsylvania public media stations are collaborating to produce educational programming that focuses on the opioid epidemic and its impacts. Each station produced two videos about the opioid epidemic in their coverage areas. An hour-long television special produced by all the stations, will air on all stations on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8 p.m.

WPSU Penn State is also highlighting the opioid epidemic in their radio programs, and an archive of these broadcasts is available. Over the next few months, these efforts will be expanded and WPSU’s focus on the opioid epidemic will include additional radio broadcasts, podcasts, videos, community events, and a website.