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Stigma undermines prevention programs for the opioid crisis

Stigma Undermines Prevention Programs for the Opioid Crisis. AoS

The World Health Organization and the U.S. Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, agree that opioid addiction is an epidemic. In the U.S., the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention framed three approaches to

Opioids depress pupillary unrest

Deaths from overdose of opioid drugs such as morphine, heroin, dilaudid and oxycodone are a major public health problem worldwide.   It is estimated that over 40,000 opioid related deaths occur annually in the United States, roughly equal