Social Stigma Is One Reason The Opioid Crisis Is Hard To Confront

Patients with Chronic Pain Feel Caught in an Opioid Prescribing Debate

Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid Antidote

Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened

Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.

The Opioid Epidemic – It’s Not Just for the Homeless

How the Opioid Crisis Started

Assigning Blame in the Opioid Epidemic

Opioids: Kicking America’s Addiction

Opioids: How America Got Hooked

“The Prescription Opioid Pain Medication Overdose Epidemic” by the CDC

Dr. Debbie Powell, co-author of CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, gives a brief background of the origins of the opioid epidemic and the dangers of using prescription opioids.

“Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments” by the CDC

A snapshot from the CDC Vital Signs report released in March 2018.

Claire Wilson of the Department of Human Services Discussing the Opioid Epidemic

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