Welcome: Opiate Epidemic
Description: Between 2002 and 2013, the rate of heroin-related overdose deaths nearly quadrupled, and more than 8,200 people died in 2013. States play a central role in prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts for this growing epidemic.
Grade Level: College / Adult
Curriculum: Health / PE
Keywords: Opiate, Heroin, Epidemic, Death, Overdose
Author(s): Christie Hanvey