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Treatment For Addiction Out Of Reach For Many

Posted on May 9, 2016

National version on Here and Now / Original story on Northwest Public Radio

Like much of the U.S., the Northwest has experienced a sharp increase in the number of fatal overdoses from heroin and other opiates over the last decade. Many of Washington State’s addiction hotspots are in small towns where options for treatment in a rehab facility are scarce.

However, it is challenging to find doctors who embrace an alternative for treatment: Suboxone.