Dr. Steve Lloyd is a former opioid addict who becomes a charismatic speaker against addiction. As a doctor, he benefited from a rigorous (and expensive) recovery program that was available to him, but he argues that investing more resources into treatment could greatly improve the results for recovering addicts. He is a big believer in second chances and represents the optimism that many fighting the opioid maintain in spite of all the odds against them.
Dr. Steve Lloyd Character Timeline in Dopesick
The timeline below shows where the character Dr. Steve Lloyd appears in Dopesick. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.