Category Archives: Addiction


Opioids are pain killers that can be highly addictive if abused and/or misused, and are in the form of heroin or prescription drugs (e.g., Vicodin, Percocet, Oxycontin).  According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) deaths from Opioid overdoses has quadrupled since 1999 in the United States.   In Connecticut, since 2013, there has been an unprecedented level of opioid…
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