Rural Colorado hard hit by opioid addiction crisis

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Rural Colorado hard hit by opioid addiction crisis

268 Colorado newborns have withdrawal symptoms in 2015
Maria Sandoval, 24, holds her newborn, Aubrianna Hope.
Reporter Lori Jane Gliha interviews Dr. Barbara Troy.
Breanne and Jesse are former addicts and working on getting sober together.

Rural Colorado hard hit by opioid addiction crisis

Maria Sandoval, 24, holds her newborn, Aubrianna Hope.
Reporter Lori Jane Gliha interviews Dr. Barbara Troy.
Breanne and Jesse are former addicts and working on getting sober together.
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About half of Colorado’s 64 counties have buprenorphine-trained doctors, including La Plata County – the only one in Southwest Colorado – according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, http://bit.ly/2lFvD4V.

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