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IOWA ANNOUNCES NEW OPIOID TREATMENT TRAINING

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IOWA ATTORNEY GENERAL TOM MILLER HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW PROGRAM WITH UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HEALTH TO OFFER STATEWIDE OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT TRAINING.

THE PROGRAM WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH NEARLY FOUR MILLION DOLLARS FROM AN OPIOID SETTLEMENT — AND WILL TRAIN DOCTORS AND MANY OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.

OPIOID1 OC……THE WHOLE STATE” :15

U OF I PROFESSOR DOCTOR GERARD CLANCY, SAYS THE PANDEMIC HAS EXACERBATED THE ISSUE:

OPIOID2 OC……..ACROSS OUR SOCIETY” :15

CLANCY SAYS HE SEES THE ISSUES EVERY DAY IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM.

OPIOID3 OC……..TIME IS DOWN” :18

THE PROGRAM TRAINS DOCTORS AND OTHERS IN HOW TO USE DRUGS SUCH AS METHADONE TO HELP PATIENTS OVERCOME THE ADDICTION.

IF YOU ARE SEEKING HELP WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE, YOU CAN FIND A LIST OF DRUG TREATMENT PROVIDERS, COUNSELORS AND OTHER TREATMENT OPTIONS VIA A FREE PROGRAM ONLINE AT YOUR LIFE IOWA DOT ORG.