An opioid overdose requires immediate medical attention. Call 911 immediately if you or someone you know exhibits any of the symptoms.

So far in 2017, more than 72,000 Americans have died from drug overdose deaths, which is a new record according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2013, according to a study in Medical Care journal, the economic burden of the U.S. opioid crisis had already grown to about $78.5 billion. Read More.