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Opioid Addiction a Battle Between Parents and the Law

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In 2017, a father in Victoria, British Columbia asked his 15-year-old daughter for rehabilitation because of an opioid addiction. He feared it would be too late when she realized she needed treatment – a reality for many parents with children battling addiction. Opioid addiction has reached epidemic proportions among adolescents and adults in North America….

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