Webinar – Opioid Addiction: Overview and Testing Options
Worldwide opioid addiction has increased dramatically in the last decade, with the greatest rise documented in the United States. A primary factor driving this growth has been the use of prescription opioids (e.g., oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine) for chronic pain in outpatient care. Recreational use of heroin also continues to contribute to opioid addiction. Education and awareness are the first steps in addressing this public-health crisis.