HHS by the Numbers

9

$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

1.27 million Americans are now receiving medication assisted treatment

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5%

5% decrease in the rate of drug overdose deaths between 2017 - 2018.
CDC Mortality Data

CDC Provisional Overdose Mortality Data

106%

106% increase in total DATA waived provider - since January 2017 - June 2019

142%

142% increase in medication-assisted treatment patients at HRSA - funded community health centers from 2016 - 2018 
 

2018 National Health Center Data

Opioid overdoses caused more than 42,000 deaths in 2016, more than any previous year on record. In 2017 HHS declared a public health emergency to combat the crisis. HHS as a whole has is making great strides against the Opioid Epidemic.

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HHS Agency-specific Opioid Resources