NPR Talks to Opioid Addict Finding Treatment

Published On: May 9, 2016|Categories: Addiction Treatment, News|

NPR’s podcast Embedded spoke recently with a former nurse named Joy who found herself addicted to an opioid called Opana. Click here to listen.

This episode of Embedded takes an in-depth look at Joy’s story, from how she found herself fixated on Opana to her start on the road to recovery. This unique look at opioid addiction – and the struggles and lucky breaks Joy experiences that allow her to get the methadone treatment she needs – reflect the current narrative surrounding the opioid epidemic in the United States.

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