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Opioid abuse: What you need to know about prescription drug addiction

Opioids are medications prescribed to relieve a person's pain. Unfortunately, prescription opioids are being used for non-medical purposes across the U.S. by men and women of all ages. Teens and young adults are the greatest abusers of prescription opioids.

Listen in as Dr. Matthew Monsein, a physician specializing in chronic pain management with Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, discusses opioid abuse and what it could mean for those who really need it.

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