AMERICAN OPIOIDS EPIDEMIC
When the opiate epidemic is focused on, it’s considered to be just ONE problem. But in reality, the United States is struggling with multiple opiate epidemics. When we hear about the opiate epidemic, it is called just that, an epidemic.
Recent studies show that nearly all U.S. doctors tend to overprescribe opioid pain reliever drugs when they hand out prescriptions.
When we look at the drug problem in the U.S., the biggest shocker is how rapidly this issue went from being a problem to a crisis, a crisis to an epidemic, and an epidemic to a full-on National Public Health Emergency .