To Beat Heroin Addiction, A Turn To Coaches

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Richard Saitz, School of Public Health

Two young men sit in a car outside a church or union hall where they just attended a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Both men are addicted to heroin. But they haven’t used the drug since they finished a residential treatment program a week or so earlier…

Expert quote:

“Men and women with a strong family history for substance abuse are at higher risk for the chronic form of this disease.”

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