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opioid crisis

The rampant misuse of prescription pain medication in America has been called the opioid epidemic/crisis as it is so clearly affecting the lives and health of so many Americans. By 2019 approximately 10.1 million Americans misused opioids, 745,000 misusing heroin and a staggering 9.7 million misusing some form of prescription pain relief drug. The is possibility of seeing worsening medication addiction rates due to further cascade of possible lingering symptoms of so-called “long COVID” and massive amounts of trauma brought on by the COVID pandemic .What is the remedy to the crisis?

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