The Health 202: Fewer Americans are abusing opioids. But the improvements vary dramatically by state.

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States that expanded Medicaid under the ACA saw better results.

A new government survey shows opioid abuse is declining by double digits — welcome data to public health advocates and policymakers who are wrestling with an epidemic that has crippled communities across the nation.

Source: The Health 202: Fewer Americans are abusing opioids. But the improvements vary dramatically by state. – The Washington Post