A newly released Siena Poll of New York residents finds nearly 59% of those polled have been affected in some way by opioid abuse (increase of 54% from 2 years ago), but they feel that there is more awareness surrounding opioid abuse (between 57% and 78%) . 65% of respondents feel opioid abuse is a somewhat or very serious problem in their area that has gotten worse. A majority also think doctors are more conscious when prescribing pain medicines and that treatment is easier to obtain.

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