The opioid crisis is hitting Ohio especially hard.
Abuse of prescription painkillers like fentanyl and oxycodone, as well as heroin, has risen dramatically over the past decade:
- Approximately 15,000 deaths in the United States
- 500 deaths in Ohio
- Approximately 33,000 deaths in the United States
- 2,700 deaths in Ohio
Alarmingly, experts believe that opioid-related deaths across the United States may actually be underreported.
With masses of people hooked on opioids, all facets of life are affected. Continue reading “Opioid-Related Car Accidents Are On The Rise”