Could Ignoring Alcohol Use Disorder Negatively Affect Development Outcomes?
In America, the opioid epidemic is galvanizing leaders across industries to challenge the standard of care given to people suffering from addiction because the fatality rates are so high. One of the states hit hardest by the addiction crisis is West Virginia, where over 1000 people died in 2017 due to a drug related causes. In 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded West Virginia $35 million to fund addiction care and treatment. In a recent article, Joe Manc