“If you are worried about getting into treatment, this is the easy way in,” Nayfa said. “It’s keeping families together. It’s keeping people employed. It’s keeping people out of the criminal justice system. It is pretty amazing what treatment can do.”
Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.
State agencies and nonprofit groups focus on preventing overdose deaths and safely disposing of painkillers.
Gateway to Prevention and Recovery in Shawnee serves people battling opioid addiction all over Oklahoma.