Event Rebroadcast: Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams on the Opioid Epidemic

Event Rebroadcast: Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams on the Opioid Epidemic

Stat: 130. Opioid use disorder is responsible for approximately 130 overdose deaths a day in America.

Story: One of the biggest health threats facing Americans today is opioid use disorder, with an overdose-related death occurring every 11 minutes. In this rebroadcast of a conversation at Pew with Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, learn more about this public health challenge and how we can save lives.

Related Resources:

U.S. Surgeon General Discusses America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Next Step States Need to Take to Combat the Opioid Crisis

How Congress Can Expand Access to Addiction Treatment—Immediately 

Why Those With Opioid Use Disorder May Not Receive Treatment

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