Opioid experts answer your questions about addiction


Over the last few days, 22News has highlighted the opioid epidemic that is affecting thousands of people here in western Massachusetts.

Mercy Behavioral Health Care Dr. Robert Roose and Anthony Scibelli, the Assistant Deputy Superintendent at the western Massachusetts Recovery and Wellness Center, answer your questions about addiction.

Some of the questions the doctors answered were:

  • What are some of the treatment options for those suffering from opioid addiction?
  • What should you do if you believe a loved one may be struggling with addiction?
  • How effective is treatment for opioid addiction? 
  • What resources do we still need in order to get this crisis under control? 

Watch the video above to learn more.

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