Taking Steps to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid use and overdoses continue to make headlines. But even with the more recent push for better awareness, usage is still on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two out of three drug overdose deaths involve an opioid. How did it get to this point where the use of opioids … Continued

The Dangers of Opioid Addiction

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, opioid addiction and overdose account for more than 2,000 deaths in Illinois per year. And the number of people dying is projected to increase every year unless changes are made. Although opioid addiction and overdose may feel like a current event, it’s actually a public health … Continued