College students may face pressures from opioid epidemic's secondary effects
2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
About one in five college students reported in a survey that they knew someone who was addicted to pain medications, and nearly a third said they knew somebody who overdosed on painkillers or heroin, according to researchers.
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