Audio: Northwest Missouri Opioid Summit underway in St. Joseph

Prescription Drugs with syringe (needle)

A scourge throughout the nation gets the full attention of those attending the Northwest Missouri Opioid Summit in St. Joseph.  Opioid addiction has become a very real problem nationwide and has become an extremely difficult problem in Missouri.



Missouri gets low marks for prescriber education, prescription guidelines, but especially as the only state not to have a prescription drug monitoring program.

(Image Credit: Urine Drug Test)