Research has helped us understand opioid misuse prevalence and consequences, but few studies have looked at recovery from opioid use disorders. A new study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine compared two groups in recovery (opioid vs. alcohol) to understand prevalence of recovery, differences of treatment/recovery service use and psychological well-being during early recovery and mid-recovery.

https://journals.lww.com/journaladdictionmedicine/Abstract/publishahead/Recovery_From_Opioid_Problems_in_the_US.99342.aspx