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Politics Aside, Opioid Crisis Must be Stopped

by Jama Domerese Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO – With political opinions more heated than ever, both parties agree the opioid crisis is an epidemic that needs to be stopped. The death rate due to prescription drug abuse in the United States has escalated 313 percent over the past decade. Opioid prescription drugs alone were involved in 16,650 overdose-caused deaths

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Rehabilitation Centers Combat Opioid Crisis

by Destini Lattimore Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO — Three Jonesboro rehabilitation centers are working diligently to combat the opioid crisis in Northeast Arkansas. Stockton Medical Group, Northeast Arkansas Treatment Services and Northeast Arkansas Regional Recovery Center are fighting the crisis by offering necessary health care to Northeast Arkansas residents. The opioid crisis refers to the rapid increase in the

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