DON’T LET THE LABEL
OF ADDICTION OBSCURE
THE TRUTH

DON’T LET
THE LABEL
OF ADDICTION
OBSCURE
THE TRUTH

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OPIOID_ADDICTION
FACTS ABOUT
OPIOID ADDICTION
Opioid addiction is a health crisis that continues to escalate, both nationwide and in Colorado. Opioid overdose deaths were five times higher in the United States in 2016 than 1999.1
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RECOGNIZE
THE SIGNS
Opioid addiction is not always readily apparent; many who abuse opioids conceal it and can remain highly functional in their work and home life. Recognizing the signs and symptoms can be critical to helping someone get the treatment they need.
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MEDICATION-ASSISTED
TREATMENT (MAT)
Those who get MAT for opioid addiction are associated with recovery success rates ranging from 60-90% – a stark contrast to the 5-15% success rates for opioid detoxifications and other medication-free therapies.2
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