20 percent of those in treatment are fighting heroin, other opiates

When it comes to the substances that cause Minnesotans to seek treatment for addiction, only alcohol outpaces heroin. Other opiates -- mostly prescription painkillers -- are right behind. It's a big change since 2000 when those categories comprised less than 5 percent of treatment admissions.
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When it comes to the substances that cause Minnesotans to seek treatment for addiction, only alcohol outpaces heroin. Other opiates -- mostly prescription painkillers -- are right behind. It's a big change since 2000 when those categories comprised less than 5 percent of treatment admissions.

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