On October 26, 2017 HHS Acting Secretary Declared a Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis. Each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 140 Americans die from drug overdoses, 91 specifically due to opioids. 52,404 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2015, and preliminary numbers indicate at least 64,000 died in 2016.
The addict is invisible. This is the unfortunate reality of this epidemic.
Get more information to raise your awareness The intent of this film is to help curb the needless continuation of the epidemic involving opiate addiction. We hope these resources assist you.
When drugs go unused they need to be disposed of properly.