An estimated 175 Americans are dying every day from drug overdoses, including opioid addicted Iowans. Executive Director Peter Komendowski talks with members of the Fort Dodge, IA community. He shares steps to slow opioid misuse, such as:

  • Increase prescriber use of the Prescription Monitoring Program
  • Reduce opioid prescribing to prevent misuse
  • Interventions for Iowans misusing or addicted to opioids
  • Enhance medication assisted treatment for opioid addicted Iowans

Read full article in The Messenger:

http://www.messengernews.net/news/local-news/2018/06/the-prevention-side-stops-fuel-to-the-fire/

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