Heroin and Painkiller Use in USA

OPIOIDS

Most people are aware of the serious societal problems that heroin produces. To put the numbers in perspective, it is noteworthy that 4.8 million people have used heroin at some point in their lives. Although that number seems shocking, it is even more surprising to learn that 4.5 million people have engaged in non-medical use of prescription painkillers in the past month alone.

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Heroin

Opioids

Pain Killers

Prescription Drugs

Prevention

Withdrawl

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