This new drug has some serious implications for helping opiate addicts. This drug, administered once a month, has shown to reduce the pleasurable effects of both opiates and alcohol.
About 30 prison inmates with a history of opiate addiction are participating in this drug study. They will receive the first injection of Vivitrol one week before leaving jail, and then they will receive another injection once a month. The study hopes to find that this drug does effectively curb drug abuse and reduce crime.
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