Stigma continues to hamper response to opioid epidemic

January 10th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Efforts to reverse the nation's opioid epidemic remain beset by the stigma associated with drug use, a group of researchers write in a year-end review. The researchers emphasize the need for the American health care system to embrace medications such as methadone to treat opioid use disorder, provide addiction treatment in primary care clinics and develop non-addictive alternatives for chronic pain.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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