ADVOCACY SPOTLIGHT: Combatting the Opioid Epidemic


Combatting the Opioid Epidemic

ASCA joins Voices coalition in support of the NOPAIN Act

Opioids, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are the main driver of drug overdose deaths and accounted for 47,600 deaths in 2017 alone. Additionally, the CDC estimates that the economic costs associated with prescription opioid misuse exceed $78 billion annually.

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