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Opioids Haunt Users’ Recovery: ‘It Never Really Leaves You’





Businessman Kyle Graves shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit.

Ex-trucker Jeff McCoy threatened to blow his brains out if his mother didn’t hand over his fentanyl patches.

Bianca Knight resorted to street pills when her opioids ran out, envisioning her law career dreams crumble.

These are three Americans who started using powerful painkillers legitimately but, like millions of others, got caught in the country’s worst drug epidemic.

Now they’re fighting the same recovery battle, on anti-addiction medicine similar to pills that nearly did them in. Their doctor, Dan Lonergan, a Vanderbilt University pain and read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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