• Meth Related-Treatments are Back on the Rise in Iowa as Opioid-Related Deaths Fall

    6 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Just over a week ago Channel 13 told you opioid related deaths are on the decline, according to preliminary data from the Iowa Department of Public Health. But as the state works to conquer one addiction, an old foe is making a comeback.
    “Methamphetamine has never gone away in Iowa, at least not in the last 15 to 20 years,” Dale Woolery the Interim Director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy said.
    Iowans are now being admitted to treatment for a meth use disorder than ever before. The IDPH is finding from 2012-2016 the rate for methamphetamine related treatment...
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