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Nov 20, 2017

Utah ranks among the highest for non-medical use of pain relievers for those age twelve and older. There's an estimated 134,172 Utahns living with a substance use disorder, yet only ten percent are receiving treatment. Psychiatrist for Davis Behavioral Mental Health Noel Schenk and Daniel Johnson, who is in recovery for opioid addiction, tell KSL's Maria Shilaos that opioid addiction is not just a choice, it's a chronic illness that needs treatment.