Deaths From Heroin in New London, Norwich Doubled in 2013

Deaths from heroin in New London, Norwich doubled in 2013
The Glastonbury location recently started offering a new medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction known as buprenorphine or Suboxone treatment. The medication helps to prevent sickness from opioid withdrawal. Unlike methadone, Allen said …

Vt.'s heroin addiction aftermath: Babies on opiates, Part 1
In 2012 nearly 6 percent of babies– 136 of them– born at Fletcher Allen were exposed to opioids during pregnancy; 20 percent of the infants required treatment for withdrawal. "Usually these women are full of shame. They're ashamed that they're drug …
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