Copy of The Opioid Crisis - Why You Should Care

The opioid crisis affects more of our lives than what many would expect. An obvious issue is the devastation of the lives lost. There are 115 overdoses a day that involve opioids. Many would think that number is lower than it was previously but overdoses involving opioids were five times higher in 2016 than in 1999. Economic Impact of The Crisis Economically, the opioid crisis is equally devastating; the United States loses $504 billion a year from opioids according to a stud