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opioid crisis

Patient Story

‘And so I kept living’

Sara Riemersma overdosed on pain medication. Spectrum Health saved her life. As a paramedic, she's now paying it forward, saving other lives.

Patient Story

‘Don’t wait to get help’

After seeking treatment for addiction during her pregnancy, a mom shares a message of hope and recovery.

Trump says opioid crisis is a national emergency

The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers.

2 of 3 U.S. patients keep unused painkillers after surgery

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse.

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