Walk-in clinics for opioid addiction offer meds first, fast

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The nation’s opioid addiction epidemic is driving new treatment strategies, including an approach that begins with rapid access to medicine that prevents withdrawal sickness …

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This combination of jail booking photos ranging from Dec. 26, 2013 to Oct. 9, 2018, starting from top left to right, provided by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office shows Jamie Cline, of Olympia, Wash. Every time she got out of jail, Cline started hustling again for heroin, driven by an addiction she didn’t understand. “You want to get clean so bad. You know something’s killing you and you can’t stop,” said the 33-year-old who had used heroin for 10 years. (Thurston County Sheriff’s Office via AP)The Associated Press

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