Few Teens Receive Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction – Business Insider via Reuters

Read article – Lisa Marsch, professor of psychiatry and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, is quoted about a new study that found just a small fraction of adolescents with opioid addiction will receive medications that can help them quit. The difference in medication-assisted treatment rates between adolescents and adults is “really striking and very concerning,” stated Marsch, who was not involved in the study. Additional coverage:  The Huffington Post, Fox News.

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