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Like much of the U.S., the Northwest has experienced a sharp increase in the number of fatal overdoses from heroin and other opiates over the last decade. Many of Washington State's addiction hotspots are in small towns where options for treatment in a rehab facility are scarce.
However, as Northwest Public Radio's Rowan Moore Gerety reports, it is challenging to find doctors who embrace an alternative for treatment: Suboxone.
This segment aired on August 4, 2015.