Enterhealth Chief Medical Officer Addresses ‘Growing Opioid Epidemic’ – D HEALTHCARE

Dr. Harold Urschel III, addiction psychiatrist, spoke recently at the Communities Foundation of Texas to local healthcare leaders about the current opioid addiction. Opioids are a class of drugs including oxycodone, hydrocodone, and heroin. He said, “As many as one in four people, who receive prescription opioids long-term for non-cancer pain, struggle with addiction.”