Finding Fixes Season One

Series produced by Anna Boiko-Weyrauch

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Finding Fixes is the first podcast dedicated to solutions to the opioid epidemic. What are people doing that works? Each episode we dive into one solution.

"Finding Fixes: The Search for Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic” is the first podcast dedicated to solutions to the opioid epidemic.

Each episode we dive into one solution.

As communities across the country struggle with rampant opioid overdoses, we seek to fill an information gap:

What are people doing that works? How can my community tackle the epidemic?

Join us as we report on solutions.


6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Shannon McCarty on April 26, 2018 before all her teeth were pulled., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
For Shannon McCarty, two things were crucial in her recovery: connections and timing. It started with timing – a key encounter just when she wanted...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:30
Caption: Social worker Lauren Rainbow and police reaching out to man who may be struggling with addiction., Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
Marshmallows in Kevlar and a foul-mouthed social worker. Coffee dates, mac n’ cheese, and body wash. The county reimagines police work and helps hu...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:07
Caption: Medical Staff in the Snohomish County Jail., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
Opioid withdrawal is like the worst flu you’ve ever had. Now, imagine you’re responsible for dozens of people as sick as can be. What do you do? ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:33
Caption: Sheriff Ty Trenary, Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
Addiction hits home for the top dog of a disaster-prone county. An old-school cop gets a wake-up call and learns “handcuffs and a trip to jail” jus...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 26:39
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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
Caption: A patient video conferencing with a medical provider at Ideal Option the clinic in Everett, WA., Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
At a clinic in Everett, Washington, a nurse pushes his patients to work hard, and the patients embark on their road to recovery. This episode we're...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 25:34