More Than Half of All Opioid Prescriptions Go to People with Mental Illness

Fifty-one percent of all opioid medications distributed in the U.S. each year are prescribed to adults with mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, according to new research from the University of Michigan and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/677103/?sc=c125

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