Effective Treatments for Opioid Addiction 

Jada Winder

Over 2.5 million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder which contributed to over 28,000 overdose deaths in 2014. use of opioids, including heroin and prescription pain relievers, can lead to neonatal abstinence syndrome as well as the spread of infections diseases like HIV and hepatitis. “I will be living with chronic pain for the rest of my life”. https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fhealth.clevelandclinic.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2Fsites%2F3%2F2017%2F11%2Fopioid-addiction-red-flags.jpg&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fhealth.clevelandclinic.org%2Fthe-6-red-flags-of-opioid-addiction%2F&docid=0TLVUtshZR27XM&tbnid=QfJwKvy0Ra2JwM%3A&vet=10ahUKEwjh9LK6vbDlAhVRnFkKHVcfAp8QMwgsKAIwAg..i&w=650&h=450&safe=strict&client=safari&bih=1017&biw=1920&q=opioid%20addiction&ved=0ahUKEwjh9LK6vbDlAhVRnFkKHVcfAp8QMwgsKAIwAg&iact=mrc&uact=8