Chronic Pain is a three-part series about the opioid crisis and addiction. Part 1 ran in the July 3 issue of the Journal Record. Part 2 ran in the July 24 issue.
HAMILTON - The ongoing opioid addiction epidemic is serious, and Alabama has been hit hard.
Addiction is a chronic disease, and there is no true cure.
But for those struggling with addiction, there is still hope.
Fighting fire with fire
Dr. Brent Boyett, the chief medical officer for Birmingham-based and Hamilton-located Pathway Healthcare, specializes in drug-based addiction treatment.
Boyett says that the goal of this treatment is to return people to a sense of normal.
See complete story in the Journal Record.