Opioid Awareness

Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem in the United States. It has contributed significantly to accidental deaths among those who use or misuse illicit and prescription opioids.

Many of us wonder “why people start using opioids and why they can’t stop?”. The New York Times published a poignant piece recently, “A Visual Journey Through Addiction… How Opioids Hijack the Brain”,  which does a great job of providing us with a snapshot of what it’s like to be living with this devastating disease.  Click here for the article.