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Docs advocate fighting opioids with opioids


February 13, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

Dr. Bruce Trigg talks to a crowd Monday in Havre Inn and Suites Conference Room about opioid addiction treatment.

Medication-assisted treatment doctor advocates visited Havre Monday to put on multiple presentations praising the benefits of opioid antagonists to treat people with opioid addiction.

Twenty medical professionals in all of Montana are legally allowed to use opiates like Methadone, Naltrexone or Buprenorphine to treat people with opioid addiction, said Dr. Bruce G. Trigg.

Bullhook Community Health Center, said a clinic representative, has two employees wavered to administer opioids.

Trigg, a native of New York, began the presentation describing how the opioid epidemic began and how large...

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