Opiate alternatives

The opioid crisis in the United States boasts some horrifying numbers. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more than 42,000 people died from overdosing on opioids in 2016, with an estimated 11.5 million people misusing their prescription opioids.

Tackling the problem requires a comprehensive and interconnected effort between healthcare and addiction recovery professionals, as well as diligent support from the general public. In the Inland Northwest, the fight is occurring on a number of fronts.

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