Ryan Hampton

author of “American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis and How to End It”

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Last year, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdoses, mostly from opioids, including prescription painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Fentanyl.

Opioid crisis: The difference between treatment and recovery

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