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Reducing Prescription Opioid Misuse in North Carolina: A Healthy People 2020 Story from the Field


01/25/2018 01:00 PM EST


From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs).

Prescription opioids continue to factor significantly in the epidemic of deaths from opioid overdose in the United States. In 2016, more than 46 people died each day from overdoses involving prescription opioids.…

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