Children of opioid users more likely to attempt suicide: U.S. study

A discarded syringe is seen under a bridge on Lester Avenue in Johnson City, New York, U.S., April 7, 2018. PREUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Files

(Reuters) – The U.S. opioid crisis is taking a toll on children of users as a study published on Wednesday showed they were more likely to attempt suicide. The study in JAMA Psychiatry published by the American Medical Association found children whose parents were prescribed opioids were twice as likely to attempt suicide as the […]

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