Does My Child Need Opioids to Cope with Severe and Acute Pain?
If your child has acute pain, opioids may lead to addiction. But parents can ask a doctor about mitigating the risk while still dealing with the pain.
There’s a lot of stigma and misunderstanding with substance use disorders, treatment and recovery. But you should never let social judgment stand in the way of getting your child the help he or she needs and deserves. Here are nine facts to know so you can be better prepared to help your child.
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