Opioid Crisis in Walton County: Episode 4 Resources to Recovery
The united states is the largest consumer of opioids in the world both prescription and non-prescription. Our consumption rate has contributed to the current national crisis of addiction. Almost 2 and half million people in the U.S. are addicted to a type of opioid like oxycodone or heroine. Opioid addiction is one of the hardest addictions to recover from due to the painful withdraw from the drug. Often opioid users have increase rates of suicide as well. There is hope from all of these horrible statistics. One of the places to find hope is located right here in Walton County, Twin Lakes Recovery Center in Monroe.
In this episode we talk with Amanda Kiner, LPC, NCC Director of Clinical services at Twin Lakes. Amanda opens up the doors of hope to us and shows us what the first steps of recovery can look like. She shares some words of wisdom for family members as well as for those who may be in the midst of their own battle with addiction.
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