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Helping to Prevent Chronic Pain and Opioid Abuse in the Workplace

By December 20, 2017April 21st, 2020Employee Benefits

Prescription Pills-423149-edited-841488-edited.jpegDrug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, with more than 47,000 lethal drug overdoses in 2014.1 Opioids, including prescription pain relievers and heroin, accounted for more than half of these overdoses.2 Having insight about who may be at risk to develop chronic pain can help injured employees avoid the dangers of opioid addiction and can help companies reduce growing workers compensation loss costs.

Read the full article by Travelers Insurance HERE.