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Austin’s Seton Mind Institute testing treatment for painkiller addiction

By Mary Ann Roser - American-Statesman Staff

The Seton Mind Institute in Austin is soliciting adults addicted to painkillers for a study of a drug designed to aid in addiction recovery.

The clinical trial, led locally by psychiatrist Carlos Tirado at Seton Shoal Creek Hospital, is sponsored by US WorldMeds LLC in collaboration with the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Austin is among 11 U.S. locations currently recruiting for the study.

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