PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

Ren in Drug overdoses
September 28, 2020

What Is the Average Age of Someone Who Dies from a Drug Overdose?

While there is no question that the United States is struggling with an addiction crisis of epic proportions, some of the more telling details of the crisis are not broadly discussed. For example, what could we learn by examining what age range of Americans is most likely to die from drug abuse?

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Ren in Drug overdoses
September 29, 2018

The Drugs Most Likely to Appear in an Overdose

If there is one thing that we can be absolutely certain of when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction in the United States, it is that we are far worse off with this problem than we were twenty years ago.

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Karen in U.S. Government
October 30, 2017

U.S. Government Takes Next Step Toward Addressing Public Health Emergency

On October 26, 2017, President Trump formally declared the nation’s opioid epidemic to be public health emergency and directed agencies and resources to overcome this tragic situation.

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