With More Opioid Use, People Are More Likely To Get Caught Up In The Justice System

Any amount of opioid use was associated with a higher risk of arrest, parole or probation according to a new study.

A new study shows Americans with opioid addiction are more likely to have been arrested or convicted of a crime, suggesting a need to involve police, courts and jails in treating addiction.

(Image credit: Marie Hickman/Getty Images)