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Published: 22 August 2019

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190916022

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The Opioid Epidemic

What Everyone Needs to Know®

Yngvild Olsen and Joshua M. Sharfstein

What Everyone Needs To Know®

  • An accessible and easy-to-navigate guide to the science, politics, myths, and treatment options surrounding the North American opioid epidemic
  • Question-and-answer format allows for quick navigation and personalized reading
  • Topics range from the personal (How do I help my family member?) to the policy (What can a community do?)
  • Offers assessments of different treatment types in terms of their effectiveness and evidence base
  • Co-authored by a leading physician and public health official
  • Appendices with specific suggestions for websites and resources to learn more and take action

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