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The Dangers of Fentanyl Addiction

In the last decade, another opioid drug has become a familiar source of struggle for millions of American’s. In the last few years, a synthetic opioid called Fentanyl has become a familiar headline in news reports from all corners of the country. Fentanyl is widely used in medical settings and a highly effective pain reliever.

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Connecting Addiction and Trauma

Significant research connects trauma and addiction (also referred to as a substance use disorder). Data from most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health suggests as many as 22 million Americans met the diagnostic criteria for a substance use disorder in 2018.