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US: Editorial: Opioid crisis needs national strategy
Herald-Tribune – May 07, 2017
The meetings have been held, the public health emergency has been declared, and significant yet small steps are being taken in response to an alarming, overwhelming opioid crisis in Florida and our region. But we and others – including many addiction-treatment specialists, emergency health-care providers, law-enforcement officers and social workers – fear that, absent a comprehensive and costly national strategy coupled with investment, the epidemic will rage and the devastating societal impacts will mount.