A surge in meth use in Colorado complicates opioid recovery

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A surge in meth use in Colorado complicates opioid recovery

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Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment show meth’s enduring presence in the state. The drug was found in the systems of 280 Coloradans who died of overdoses in 2017 – up sharply from the year before. That number was more than five times that recorded in 2012.

A surge in meth use in Colorado complicates opioid recovery

The Journal illustration

Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment show meth’s enduring presence in the state. The drug was found in the systems of 280 Coloradans who died of overdoses in 2017 – up sharply from the year before. That number was more than five times that recorded in 2012.