Some States Move to Provide Drug Addicts More Counseling

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Baltimore has been hard-hit by the opioid epidemic, with at least 20,000 of the city’s 620,000 residents actively using heroin and far more abusing prescription painkillers. About 10,000 others are receiving treatment at freestanding or hospital-based treatment centers like REACH Health Services, according to Behavioral Health System Baltimore, a nonprofit that distributes funding to opioid addiction treatment centers, Stateline Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!