The Word Missing in the Opioid Addiction Discussion

Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash

For years there has been a word missing in the public discussion about the opioid epidemic/addiction problem..

In 1991 deaths from opioid addiction increased following the prescribed use of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain.

Medical personnel, at professional dinners and conferences paid for by pharmaceutical companies, were told that…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
mitzi.flyte

mitzi.flyte

A 70+ year old retired RN who’s following her 60 year old dream of being a writer, one interested in everything unusual. www.facebook.com/MitziFlyteAuthor