Perri Peltz

Documentary Filmmaker, HBO; Journalist; Director, Warning: This Drug May Kill You

Perri Peltz is a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and public health advocate currently directing the HBO documentary, Warning: This Drug May Kill You, about the opioid addiction epidemic. She recently produced the HBO documentary Risky Drinking and co-directed A Conversation About Growing Up Black as part of the “Conversation on Race” series for The New York Times Op-Docs. Other films include HBO’s Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr. and Prison Dogs. Peltz hosts “The Perri Peltz Show” and “Doctor Radio Reports” on SiriusXM and is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University School of Public Health. She was previously an award-winning broadcast journalist for NBC, ABC, and CNN. 

Videos/Audio of Perri Peltz

As educators, parents, policymakers, and psychologists wrestle with the question of what we gain and what we give up as... See more
It’s been called the most perilous drug crisis ever. In the United States, the epicenter of the opioid epidemic,... See more
Today’s structural problems — globalization, displacement, automation — are compounded by social strains — extremism,... See more
Meet and talk with two women helping to lead the charge and empower parents, schools, and communities against gun... See more
Published studies have documented the many physical and mental health benefits of meditation, including decreased pain... See more
Instances of wrongful convictions, misconduct by some prosecutors, public concern over mass incarceration, and evidence... See more