The Opioid Overdose Epidemic: How We Got Here and What To Do About It
Since 1999 over 400,000 Americans have died from Opioid overdoses. The pace of these overdose deaths has accelerated during that period as the number of deaths in 2017 was six times the number of incidents in 1999. On average 130 Americans die from Opioid overdoses each day according to the Center for Disease Control. The