Additional References:

​2017 NYT/CDC  2. NYT 1/6/2017. Has Opioid Abuse Effected You  3. NIDA Opioid Crisis webpage, CDC, NIDA, NIAAA Fact Sheets

Annual Opioid Deaths Are More Than Peak Year HIV

​“Substance abuse is a national public health crisis that robs the United States of its most valuable asset - its people”  – 2016 Surgeon General Report