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Opioid Crisis: Native Nations strike back against opioid use, misuse

 

October 5, 2018



SEATTLE, Washington – To Angela Ridley, Nooksack, opioid addiction sneaked into her household like a thief in the night.

Her then-husband had been prescribed Vicodin and oxycodone after he sustained a back injury at his job in heavy construction. The doctor told him he could go back to work –- “Just take it easy” –- but in doing so her husband continued to do more damage to the injury, prolonging his reliance on the powerful pain-killing medication.

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