The opioid crisis in the U. S. continues to ravage the nation, and it shows no signs of slowing down. According to the CDC, the opioid crisis carries an economic burden of over $70 billion on an annual basis, and about 90 Americans die of an opioid overdose each day.
The opioid epidemic is a complex problem with no simple solution. However, many have shifted their attention to the source of the crisis, or rather to the bigger contributing factors behind the epidemic. Most critics point the finger at the