Why Are Opioids So Addictive?

Opioid overdose statistics

 

This CNN video about opioid addiction is an eye opener.  For instance in 2016 every 19 minutes someone dies from an accidental drug overdose,

Opioid overdose statistics

and most of the time it’s prescription drugs.  We are facing an opioid epidemic and this documentary sheds some light on the reasons why.  Opioids,  synthetic opiates, are highly addictive.  The number of opioid prescriptions written each year is staggering.

Watch this insightful news coverage that explains why opioids are so addictive.  And if you or a loved one is affected by opioid addiction we’re here to provide guidance.  Our phone is answered 24/7.  1-888-352-6072