People in recovery say the coronavirus outbreak has made getting treatment a nightmare.
The coronavirus emergency has also presented new problems for people being treated for opioid use disorder — the medical term for opioid addiction — at methadone clinics.
Put that on top of trying to stay clean, and you’ve got yourself one hell of a day,” said Danny Pont, who is part of an opioid treatment program in Rhode Island.
If it was already difficult to deal with the opioid crisis on its own, facing it amid the coronavirus outbreak will be extremely challenging.
Courtesy of Leslie Beckham A sign at the methadone clinic that Leslie Beckham and Lesley Hann attend in New London, Connecticut.

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