2016 had the highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the history of man! T
hose fortunate enough to only know the word “opioid” outside the context of personal tragedy may not realize what this addiction looks like up close. Opioid abuse is a scary-sounding statistic, with something to the tune of 19,000 Americans dying of overdose in 2014 alone
, and a four-fold increase in opioid prescriptions written since 1999!
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