Reducing the Opioid Problem at a Local Level
The increase in opioid abuse is not isolated to the Yuba-Sutter region, but it's an epidemic facing the entire nation. We at YSHCC are focusing energy and resources to reduce opioid problem at the local level. For the next several years, developing solutions for individuals and families struggling with opioid dependency will be a top priority.
What Causes Opioid Addictions and Why Is It So Hard to Combat?
Explore the science of why opioids are addictive and what can be done to reverse the growing rates of addiction and overdose.
If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid use in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services operates a helpline (800-662-4357) and has a database of treatment facilities: https://www.hhs.gov/opioids/