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Default People in Jail Deserve Effective Drug Treatment Not Forced Withdrawal

People in Jail Deserve Effective Drug Treatment Not Forced Withdrawal

Nearly 30 years ago, when he was 18 years old, Sy Eubanks had surgery for a knee injury he got while competing on his high school’s wrestling team. His doctor prescribed him opioid painkillers, the dangers of which are now widely known. All Sy knew was that he liked the feelings his prescription gave him, and he wanted more.

After graduation, Sy got a job as a logger. It was then he realized he couldn’t stop taking opioids.

Read entire ACLU article HERE.

In some respects this is a typical decline into addiction story. Anyone with an addicted loved one already knows it so well having lived it with their loved one. The scariest part of going to jail for one of many petty crimes isn't the "going to jail." Its the going to jail Cold Turkey = Withdrawal.

I learned something from this article: I had no idea that opioid use disorder (OUD) is a disability protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you or someone you love is taking methadone, suboxone, or another medication for opioid addiction, please read the article and any links provided within the article.
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