Opioid Epidemic 2019 Statistics

From 1999-2019, opioid epidemic 2019 statistics reveal that nearly 400,000 people died from an opioid overdose. From 1990 to 1999, deaths involving opioid-based prescription medication skyrocketed. In 2010, the heroin epidemic re-ignited, and from 2013 to 2019, synthetic opioids were to blame for countless deaths. Furthermore, fentanyl has accounted for nearly 20,000 deaths since 2016.…