# Compartmental Model Exposes Reality of the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Christopher Strickland presented a sobering model of prescription opioid addiction and treatment during MPE18.

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Christopher Strickland presented a sobering model of prescription opioid addiction and treatment during MPE18.

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