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Drug Counselor Shortage Leaves Many Opioid-Addicted People Waiting For Treatment03:47
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As governments and health groups try to address the opioid crisis, they're facing a shortage of mental health counselors for people who use drugs.

Alex Smith (@AlexSmithKCUR) of KCUR reports from Missouri, where more than 1,600 people are waiting to receive drug treatment.

This segment aired on August 8, 2018.

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