Employers Urged to 'Double Down' to Stem Rising Opioid Use Rates
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Any headway made in recent efforts to stem the opioid crisis is being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts say the rate of overdoses has shot up nearly 18 percent since stay-at-home orders were implement in mid-March. It’s also created barriers for those in need of treatment for substance use disorder.
“For those battling addiction, quarantine and social distancing have resulted in disruptions in treatment and recovery services ...
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