INFORMATION ON U.S. STATES

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March 10, 2019

Demographics Most Harmed by Addiction

The U.S. struggles with an addiction problem, but this is not a problem that affects all of us equally. While there are over 20 million people in the U.S. who misuse drugs and alcohol regularly, some demographics and specific sectors of the population tend to suffer more than others do.

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February 27, 2019

Drug Deaths Now More Likely Than Most Preventable Causes of Death

“For the first time in the nation’s history, Americans are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than a car accident.” That was the headlines from a January 14th, 2019 article in U.S. News. I knew the drug problem was terrible, but I was surprised that it had gotten that bad.

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February 13, 2019

How Rural America Became the Next Victim of the Opioid Epidemic

Addiction is not a new struggle. We’ve dealt with this problem as far back as the history books go, and probably further than that. Addiction is a difficult factor of human nature. It’s something that’s gnawed at us, silently, from the darkest corners of the deepest shadows for thousands of years.

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November 12, 2018

When Drug Use Becomes So Common that Workers Overdose on the Job

When the number of drug users in the United States climbs to absolutely unprecedented levels, it is a logical assumption of course that drug use will begin to appear in the workforce.

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November 5, 2018

Drug Use in Middle-Class America

In just about every unpleasant factor or daily occurrence in life, we have the stereotypical concept of what we think of when we think of that thing, and then there is the factor of what actually occurs. Sometimes they are not the same thing.

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