After An Overdose, Patients Aren’t Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next One

Yvette and Scott, both recovering heroin users, now take methadone daily from a clinic in the Southend of Boston.

An overdose is a wake-up call for many people with addiction. So why aren’t patients being offered medications that could keep them from looking for the next dangerous hit of drugs?

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