CRAZY: ‘Rural Pennsylvanians with opioid use disorder are driving an average of four times as far as their nearest prescriber to receive medication-assisted treatment, analysis shows’

We just stumbled across something crazy we’d like to report on. A heck of a story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user hydzikam titled Rural Pennsylvanians with opioid use disorder are driving an average of four times as far as their nearest prescriber to receive medication-assisted treatment, analysis shows is gaining some traction, having got 7 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by inside.upmc.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-24 01:53:53 and has an ID of cuhdoi. Here are some initial comments on what’s going on:

  • “Medication-assisted treatment is code for more opioids.

    The best way to not be an opioid user is to simply not use them. You don’t need mo… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user AtomicCrab at 2019-08-24 01:55:50. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is something deeply important, I am digging deeper into this development and will let you know as soon as we are finished.

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