What are Opioids?

Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others. (NIDA) 

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1. What is Opioid Use Disorder?
2. What are Opioids?
3. What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)?
4. What is medication-assisted treatment (MAT)?