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MA City Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

The city of Worcester, Massachusetts filed a lawsuit on July 30 against opioid manufacturers and distributors The lawsuit seeks to “hold opioid manufacturers and distributors accountable for the substantial damages the City has suffered, and will continue to suffer as it deals with the opioid epidemic.” The eight companies listed in the complaint are Purdue…

Massachusetts: Construction Workers 6X More Likely to Die from Opioid Related Deaths

The Boston Herald reports that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has found that individuals with “dangerous” jobs were more likely to die from opioid-related overdoses. The overdoses are linked to prescriptions meant to treat work-related injuries and affect those who are more likely to be work in roofing, painting, pipe laying and carpentry.…

Woman Believed to be Overdosing Gives Birth in Burger King Toilet

Earlier this month, a woman believed to have been overdosing on heroin gave birth to her baby in a Burger King bathroom in Chillicothe, OH, according to the Chillicothe Gazette. Police officers found Elizabeth D. Sanders sitting on the toilet in the restaurant bathroom with a “suspected ball of heroin on the floor beside her.”…

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MA City Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

The city of Worcester, Massachusetts filed a lawsuit on July 30 against opioid manufacturers and distributors The lawsuit seeks to “hold opioid manufacturers and distributors accountable for the substantial damages the City has suffered, and will continue to suffer as it deals with the opioid epidemic.” The eight companies listed in the complaint are Purdue…

Massachusetts: Construction Workers 6X More Likely to Die from Opioid Related Deaths

The Boston Herald reports that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has found that individuals with “dangerous” jobs were more likely to die from opioid-related overdoses. The overdoses are linked to prescriptions meant to treat work-related injuries and affect those who are more likely to be work in roofing, painting, pipe laying and carpentry.…

Woman Believed to be Overdosing Gives Birth in Burger King Toilet

Earlier this month, a woman believed to have been overdosing on heroin gave birth to her baby in a Burger King bathroom in Chillicothe, OH, according to the Chillicothe Gazette. Police officers found Elizabeth D. Sanders sitting on the toilet in the restaurant bathroom with a “suspected ball of heroin on the floor beside her.”…

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Today’s opioid addiction epidemic is the worst man-made public health epidemic in American history. Every year, we lose more people to opioid addiction deaths than were killed in the entire Vietnam War.

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The civil wars started it, let’s start a war to end it

War Against Opioids Epidemic

The epidemic cost the United States an estimated $504 billion in 2015.

“America is awash in opioids; urgent action is critical.”

July 2017 opioid addiction was cited as the “FDA’s biggest crisis”

President Donald Trump declared the country’s opioid crisis a “public health emergency”

About the Opioids Drug Abuse

Between 1991 and 2011, painkiller prescriptions in the U.S. tripled from 76 million to 219 million per year, and as of 2016 more than 289 million prescriptions were written for opioid drugs per year.

Continuous increase in the admissions for substance abuse treatments and increase in opioid-related deaths.

“Seven rehabs, suboxone, doctors, methadone clinics, money, money, money that you do not have but you would sell your soul to get. ”

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“Seven rehabs, suboxone, doctors, methadone clinics, money, money, money that you do not have but you would sell your soul to get. ”

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The Facts

Drug overdoses killed more people in 2015 than HIV/AIDS at its 1995 peak

Have a Story To Tell?

The first step is to start a conversation about the problem

The Facts

Drug overdoses killed more people in 2015 than HIV/AIDS at its 1995 peak