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Do These 3 Efforts Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic?

Articles the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) have been reading the week of June 25, 2018 focus on 3 efforts to help stop the opioid epidemic.

Effort #1 – Does Government Legislation Address the Opioid Epidemic?

The House of Representatives recently passed what has been called the “most expansive legislation” to address the opioid epidemic. According to CNN, the key provision would allow Medicaid to pay for certain treatments for mental illness.

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5 Questions on Battling the Opioid Epidemic

Reading about the ongoing coverage of the opioid epidemic this past week has prompted the following questions – do you agree or disagree?

Should newborns with opioid withdrawal be kept together with their mothers?

Newborns suffering from opioid withdrawal have traditionally been separated from their mothers.

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