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Help available for opioid addiction
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Note: This article is the second in a two-part series on the opioid crisis and its effect locally. This article deals with the options available for those addicted to opium-based pain medications. The term “opioids was initially used only in reference to synthetic opiates — drugs created to mirror opium, but chemically different. Now the term is used for the entire family of opiates,…