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Utah Has Alarmingly High Methadone Overdose Rate

Utah's High Methadone Overdose Rates

Methadone is a prescription pain reliever that is also commonly used to treat withdrawal symptoms in people who are being treated for opioid dependency. However, methadone also has a relatively high risk of abuse and drug addiction in its own right, and the state of Utah has faced an epidemic of methadone overdoses in the last decade.

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