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The Sober World has informative information on opiates. Learn how people overdose on opiates, stories from parents who have lost children through an overdose, treatment for opiates, and how to deal with a loved one struggling with addiction. The Sober World has many resources for families who have loved ones struggling with opiates.  We have information on some questions to ask when your loved one is ready to go to treatment. There are many treatment facilities in the country and you must choose the right one for your child.



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