It’s estimated 21.5 million Americans dealt with some form of substance abuse in 2014. By 2015, 12.5 million people identified misuse of opioid prescriptions. There has been much written about the opioid epidemic in the United States; everyone from CNN, the Huffington Post, The New York Times and The Atlantic is covering the topic. With 100 overdose deaths per day from opioid abuse, it’s not a surprise.
The Holiner Psychiatric Group has various addiction treatment programs and we are here to help people get their lives back on track. Dr. Holiner, was recently able to share his thoughts about the current opioid crisis with HCA Healthcare on their blog. Click to read his entry “Five Things Your Need to Know About the Opioid Crisis.”