The opioid epidemic in the United States

Statista overview report on the opioid epidemic and its impacts and consequences

The opioid epidemic in the United States

This report gives an overview of the opioid epidemic in the United States. It includes chapters on the origins and causes of the epidemic, the human and economic impacts, and progress and solutions to ending the epidemic.

This study explains how the opioid epidemic in the U.S. has developed into the crisis that exists today. It explores who is to blame for the epidemic, who has been most impacted, and how recent changes in prescribing behavior for opioids and the use of medical technology can help avoid and treat opioid addiction.

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