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Study Finds That Adverse Childhood Experiences Increase Risk of Opioid Addiction, Relapse after Treatment

Source
The Rural Blog
Date
Jul 18, 2019
Summary
A new study of patients being treated for opioid addictions at a rural clinic shows a connection between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and addiction relapse. Each additional ACE corresponded with a 17% higher chance of relapse, demonstrating how trauma can link to addiction. Each treatment visit decreased the chance of relapse by 2%.
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Statistics and data