Many with Opioid Addiction Don’t Get Meds that Can Help


HealthDay – Most people struggling with an opioid addiction do not have access to medications that could help them, including methadone, buprenorphine and extended-release naltrexone, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The study found only 6% of treatment facilities offered all three of the drugs in 2016, while only 5% of those addicted to opioids received medication for the addiction.

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