Treatment | Tragedy

Opioid addiction is wreaking havoc on families and communities across the United States, with overdoses from prescription pain relievers and heroin causing a surge in hospital visits and fatalities. At the heart of the issue is a medical community navigating the right way to treat patients’ pain. In this article, clinicians from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) confront the forces behind the opioid crisis. Read article