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Many Addiction Centers Lack Anti-Opioid Meds: Study

February 19, 2019

Although the U.S. opioid epidemic dates back more than a decade, only 6 percent of treatment centers in 2016 offered the three medications approved to treat opioid addiction, new research reveals.

And only about a third offered even one of the three recommended drugs, the study found.
"The country is dealing with an opioid overdose death epidemic," said study lead author Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a professor of mental health at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore. Link to full article here, originally posted on: USNewsandWorldReport By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter
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