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Opioid Addiction and Recovery in the News

Good Day Innovators, 

Do you need more background on the problem of opioid dependence and what recovery from it is? Are you looking for more news and current events on the problem and treatment of opioid use disorder? The news links below can provide you with more information. 

Please note: Inclusion of these links does not imply SAMHSA’s endorsement of the content. 

C-SPAN: President Obama on Prescription Drug Abuse video

The Huffington Post, May 13, 2015: Instead of Arresting Drug Addicts, These Massachusetts Cops Are Offering Free Treatment

The Huffington Post, January 28, 2015: Dying to Be Free

McClatchy DC, December 2, 2015: Idaho, Advocates Fight Against Opioid Addiction

The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY December 17, 2015: New Videos Help Family, Friends Deal with Drug Abuse

The New York Times, October 30, 2015: In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs

NPR, August 24, 2015 Ravages of Heroin Addiction Haunt Friends, Families and Whole Towns

HBO’s Addiction web pages: Treatment

We hope you find the information useful. Happy hacking!