Strip of Suboxone

Walk-in patient Rhonda Bielby places a strip of Suboxone, the brand name of a prescription medication used to treat opioid addiction, underneath her tongue on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, outside the pharmacy at Jordan Valley Community Health Center in Springfield, Missouri. Suboxone contains the ingredients buprenorphine and naloxone. Together these drugs work to prevent withdrawal symptoms associated with opioid addiction. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com