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As Opioid Use Disorders Increased, Prescriptions for Treatment Did Not Keep Pace

July 02, 2018
By Eric Sarlin, M.Ed., M.A., NIDA Notes Contributing Writer

Several effective medications are now available for treating opioid use disorder but many patients who could benefit do not receive them. Some patients who receive the medications face challenges to staying in treatment.

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