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Medications for Opioid Use Disorders Prevent Overdose Deaths

Medications for opioid use disorder can offer people a safe, individualized pathway to a healthier life. They are proven to reduce rates of fatal overdose, decrease criminal justice involvement, and improve health outcomes for people who use drugs.

This is one of five facts sheets explaining 5 interventions needed to end the overdoses crisis.
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