Response to the Opioid Crisis

To curb opioid misuse, new policies are being put in place to reduce the number of these medications that are prescribed.

America is in the grips of an opioid addiction crisis. Theres no denying that this is a real problem with devastating consequences. In 2016, 63,000 people died from drug overdoses, a 21 percent rise over 2015. About two-thirds of those deaths involved opioids.
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