07-21-21 Support for opioid addiction recovery


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 2020 was the worst year on record for drug overdose deaths. The number jumped by nearly 30% from the year before. Medically assisted treatment remains one of the standards for opioid treatment and a public benefit corporation is working with tribes to build a model of equitable options for Native people. In addition, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe is providing options like employment training to help support those recovering from addiction.

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