The Opioid Epidemic
Deaths from opioids, which include prescription painkillers and heroin,
have skyrocketed since the late 1990's. Review data trends related to the crisis.
Opioid Overdose Deaths:
Free Local Data Report
Explore data on opioid-related deaths in your county and state from CDC Wonder.
Heroin Highways: Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
As doctors cut back on opioid prescriptions, illegal drugs are filling the vacuum. This report examines the trends across the United States.
On the Risks of Heroin, The Kids Are Not Alright
Teenagers are less likely than adults to view using heroin and cocaine as "great risks."
Tackling the Opioid Epidemic
LiveStories CEO Adnan Mahmud discussed the crisis with public health experts from Summit County, Ohio, and Los Angeles County, California.