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

The nation’s top medical advisers say medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused in the U.S. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report Wednesday that found only a fraction of the estimated 2 million Americans addicted to opioids are receiving medications.¬†Read More.