Opioid Addiction: An OverviewCE
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Historically, pain has been treated with narcotic analgesics as an effective and potent option for both acute and chronic pain. Opioids are part of this category of drugs, blocking an individual’s awareness of pain and bringing relief. This potent benefit comes with significant risk for addiction. With opioid abuse an epidemic in the United States, it is important for those working in medical and mental health fields to understand how the epidemic developed as well as the impact of opioid use and misuse on the body. This course will discuss the history and current status of opioid use in the United States as well as risk for abuse as well as recognizing and treating opioid abuse in adult populations.

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Opioid Addiction: An Overview