According to the NIDA, every single day in America, at least 115 people die of opioid overdose. What started in the early 90s with pharma companies claiming that opioids were not addictive and, thus, more prescriptions being written, has now reached epidemic proportions and a public health crisis.
Opioid abuse is tearing apart humans, destroying families. Unfortunately, statistical data is largely ignored or unread, so people cannot fathom its tragic enormity. This infographic compares the opioid abuse data with popular trivia – imagine, the overdose death count every 3 weeks is more than the 9/11 twin-tower deaths!
Infographic by – The Ranch