Research: More access to treatment for opioid use is needed
from By Dr. Abimbola Farinde
Research shows the prevalence of opioid misuse has increased substantially in recent years, which can be largely attributed to the increased prescribing of opioids in the United States. Opioid use disorder is recognized as a chronic and relapsing illness that can be associated with increased morbidity and mortality if not identified and treated. A recent study noted that patients with opioid use disorders are not receiving treatment methods optimally.
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