Vivitrol is a monthly injection of an opioid blocker. It shuts off an addict’s ability to get high from opioids and is usually used as a protective measure against relapse with addicts who are in early recovery. Could Vivitrol be contributing to the surge in methamphetamine addiction?
Over the past five years Colorado has begun to experience a resurgence of meth use. According to Colorado’s U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, the methamphetamine problem has come back with a vengeance.