Jun 6, 2018
The United States is facing a public health crisis as people are dying and suffering as a result of opioid use. Opioids have been used by the medical system for pain management for years but they also can be addictive and destructive substances. When we hear about opioids in the news, though, the topic is often discussed in an abstract way. Where exactly is this problem occurring? What might we do to reduce opioid use in specific communities and in specific places?