Seen at 7: Opioid epidemic plus identifying an overdose

There were 1,300 opioid hospitalizations in Houston last year. Doctor David Persse joined the show to discuss the growing epidemic in Houston.

Persse explains that many people gain this addiction after having them prescribed as pain medication. Some people then grow cravings for it.

He shares what an overdose may look like and to dial 911 if you see someone with those symptoms.