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THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN NUMBERS
Nearly 80% of heroin users reported misusing prescription opioids prior to heroin.
116 people a day die from opioid-related drug overdoses.
There are 14,000+ substance abuse facilities in the U.S.Find a treatment center near you
HHS 5-POINT STRATEGY TO COMBAT THE OPIOIDS CRISIS
BETTER ADDICTION PREVENTION, TREATMENT, AND RECOVERY SERVICES
BETTER PAIN MANAGEMENT
BETTER TARGETING OF OVERDOSE REVERSING DRUGS
THE U.S. OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Opioids News and Announcements
All the latest details on how HHS is combating the opioids epidemic.
Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams urges Americans to carry this lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
Public Health Declaration
Signed on October 26, 2017.