To assist you in your path to understanding opioid addiction and its impact on the body as well as the United States, we’ve provided links to informative pages that will assist in gaining a well encompassed understanding of what you or a loved one may be going through. We understand opioid addiction can be destructive and make one feel as though they have no other options, however there is help. However, those that have better odds of succeeding in fighting this addiction have taken time to better understand what they are combatting.
- The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides data on drug abuse. Please click the link for information on America’s addiction to opioids: Heroin and prescription drug abuse.
- Click this map to gain insight on how the opioid epidemic became America’s worst drug crisis ever, in 15 maps and charts.
- Click this link to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSA) to learn more about how buprenorphine with naloxone (Suboxone) may help with combating addiction.