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Opioid Addiction in Farm Country a Sad Legacy

Source: Lancaster Farming Magazine

Read the article "Opioid Addiction in Farm Country a Sad Legacy" in Lancaster Farming Magazine about the growing trend of opioid abuse in farming communities and why there is a reluctance to seek help. It features the insights of Dr. Adam Scioli on the opioid epidemic as well as enlightening perspective from Reverend Jack Abel on addiction as a disease, not a moral failing.

Over the past, I'd say, 20 years, the increase in total number of deaths involving opioids, particularly fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, has increased dramatically."

Dr. Adam Scioli, medical director and head of psychiatry at Caron Pennsylvania
Source: Lancaster Farming
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