How Big Is The Addiction Epidemic?
Drug overdoses are more deadly than gun violence, car crashes, and AIDS.
We’ve become immune. From deep gasp reactions and widened eyes from the news of one overdose - we now merely blink at the numbers that are quickly rising. From headlines of politicians, celebrities, and local heroes suffering an addiction, to government interventions and local legislature used as a stronghold, it’s true that the war on drugs is a wildfire that cannot be contained.
But how did this all begin? Take a look into the opioid crisis, one state at a time.
What has started in our homes, cities, and states as a misuse of pills, has sprung into a crippling catastrophe across the country that has become harder and harder to maintain - and it’s not losing momentum. We’ve seen family members, friends, neighbors, and loved ones suffer through the crippling effects of drug and alcohol addiction - but we’ve also seen many defy the statistics to reach the pinnacle of recovery by entering treatment in their state.
The Opioid Epedmic By State
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