Opioid addiction claims the life of one American every 19 minutes. A rapidly escalating epidemic, the rise in drug addiction is fueling one of the most pressing health crises of the 21st century, and certainly one of the most complex health problems I’ve seen in my lifetime.
But how do we address the problem? There is much public dialogue and debate surrounding this very question. Solutions are being discussed, changes in policy are being proposed and all the while millions of American lives are hanging in the balance.