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Opioid summit classifies addiction as brain disease, public health crisis

By Published: March 16, 2019 2:43 PM CT
<strong>Willie Truehart (left), picks up some brochures from Alliance Healthcare Services as she mingles with other attendees at the Shelby County Opioid Summit at the University of Memphis Thursday, March 14, 2019. The summit, which continues Friday, includes talks on topics such as current treatment trends and hope for the future of battling the opioid crisis.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Willie Truehart (left), picks up some brochures from Alliance Healthcare Services as she mingles with other attendees at the Shelby County Opioid Summit at the University of Memphis Thursday, March 14, 2019. The summit, which continues Friday, includes talks on topics such as current treatment trends and hope for the future of battling the opioid crisis. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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