Rethinking addiction recovery

Prescription pain pills are seen dumped out on a table at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. Airmen who take prescription pills that are not their own or are taken after the time allotted could find themselves facing severe discipline. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Tech. Sgt. Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner)

The opioid crisis is even worse in the United States than in Canada. How is the U.S. dealing with such an immense opioid addiction crisis? Medical experts like Dr. Corey Waller, a practicing addiction, pain, and emergency medicine specialist, are changing the way the medical profession is dealing with the crisis. Dr. Waller tells Context why it’s time to re-think treatments in addiction recovery.

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