Battling the opioid crisis

Posted August 13, 2019 at 4:45 pm


One of the more alarming trends in the United States in recent years has been the increase in opioid overdose deaths. The “opioid crisis,” as this trend has been called, has escalated in recent years, with more than 47,000 people dying as a result of opioid-related overdoses in 2017, compared to only about 18,000 opioid-related deaths in 2007.

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