Newsclip®: [Health] Our View: Rules, funding needed in opioid fight - Opinion - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT

"There is little hard data available for heroin or prescription opioid abuse among student-athletes, but anecdotes abound: A young athlete suffers a sports injury, receives a larger supply of narcotic painkillers than he needs to manage the pain and subsequently becomes addicted and may even turn to heroin.A seven-month Sports Illustrated investigation found young overdose victims involved all the major sports across the country.In his Senate update address to the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of",

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