Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Most Youths Surviving Opioid Overdose Not Getting Timely Treatment to Avoid Recurrence

Newswise imageA study of more than 4 million Medicaid claims records during a recent seven-year period concludes that less than a third of the nearly 3,800 U.S. adolescents and young adults who experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose got timely (within 30 days) follow-up addiction treatment to curb or prevent future misuse and reduce the risk of a second overdose.