ABC 17 News and 93.9 The Eagle held a town hall Thursday evening with four panelists talking about the opioid crisis in mid-Missouri, and the country.
ABC 17 News and 93.9 The Eagle team up with panelists to discuss the opioid crisis and what they think needs to happen in order to break the cycle.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome occurs when a newborn infant experiences withdrawal symptoms from an opioid addiction formed in utero.
Missouri is ground zero in the fight over opioid abuse. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates right here in Missouri, enough prescription opioids are given out to cover more than 84 percent of the population.
Missouri Department of Mental Health Recovery Services
Prevention and Recovery Resources
Reports and Statistices about drug use
Facts on the misuse of prescription drugs
Rehabilation Programs and Centers via Heroin.net
Great Circle-Columbia, Mo.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Society of Addiciton Medicine
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