Daily Update June 18, 2018
Opioid treatment plans must include a trauma-informed approach
Marlo Nash, Opinion Contributor - The Hill
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the opioid epidemic claimed the lives of more than 64,000 people in 2016, nearly double the number of people who died in deadly automobile accidents.
These numbers are shocking, and yet they don’t begin to communicate the full impact of this deadly epidemic. In fact, there is a growing consensus among brain science experts that addiction may actually be a symptom of an even larger problem — one that can have its roots in childhood trauma.
full article http://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/392199-opioid-treatment-plans-must-include-a-trauma-informed-approach
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