“The amount of opioids prescribed in the U.S. is still too high, with too many opioid prescriptions for too many days at too high a dosage,” said the CDC’s acting director, Dr. Anne Schuchat. Researchers said they did not yet have data for 2016 or 2017. In 2016 alone, more than 42,000 people in the … Continue reading Amount Of Opioids Prescribed In U.S. Has Been Falling Since 2010 – But Still NOT Enough
Amid the ongoing opioid crisis in Butler and the entire country, controversy rages over the use of naloxone amid reports of multiple overdoses and multiple doses of Narcan. Narcan has not put a dent in the crisis and has not changed addiction levels. The problem is also rife among veterans.