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Overcoming Opioid Addiction: Michael & Cece

Like nearly 3 million other Americans, Michael found himself struggling with opioid use disorder. What began as an injury that required medication to manage pain turned into a dependence that slowly took over his life. After time spent in a rehabilitation center, Michael met Cece, a Lucet care manager. Their initial conversation turned into an ongoing relationship to support Michael's day-to-day care. Today, Michael and Cece have a message for others coping with addiction. Watch their shared journey to guide Michael—and keep him—in recovery.

Warning: this video contains references to substance use disorder. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, you can find resources through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Access Lucet's Substance Use Prevention Toolkit.