Colorado has made headway with opioids, but grim numbers show more is needed

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Colorado has made headway with opioids, but grim numbers show more is needed

Colorado will need to do more than just cut opioid prescriptions to end its opioid epidemic, according to a new analysis from the American Medical Association, the Colorado Medical Society and Manatt Health.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Note: Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment compiles overdose death data from county coroners. If a deceased person has more than one drug in their system, it gets recorded in each category.

Colorado has made headway with opioids, but grim numbers show more is needed

Colorado will need to do more than just cut opioid prescriptions to end its opioid epidemic, according to a new analysis from the American Medical Association, the Colorado Medical Society and Manatt Health.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Note: Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment compiles overdose death data from county coroners. If a deceased person has more than one drug in their system, it gets recorded in each category.
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