Some good news on opioid epidemic: treatment options are expanding

Published: August 15th, 2016

Category: Treatment & Recovery News

The Conversation – August 9 – In the past two decades, the devastation associated with opioid addiction has escaped the relative confines of the inner city and extended to suburban and rural America. Due in large part to the proliferation of prescription pain relievers, rates of opioid abuse, addiction, overdose and related deaths have increased dramatically. This has affected families and communities that once felt immune to this crisis.

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