How HHS is Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

9$

BILLION in grants from HHS to states, tribes, and local communities to fight the opioids crisis in FY 2016-2019

14,000+

substance abuse facilities in the U.S.

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1.27

MILLION Americans are now receiving medication assisted treatment

What is Recovery?

5%

decrease in the rate of drug overdose deaths between 2017 - 2018.
CDC Mortality Data

97%

increase in total DATA waived provider - since January 2017 - June 2019
SAMHSA Data

142%

increase in medication-assisted treatment patients at HRSA - funded community health centers from 2016 - 2018 (2018 UDS)
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