Opiate Abuse and Addiction
The Country’s Most Urgent Addiction Epidemic
Opiate abuse and addiction are unquestionably driving the consistent uptick in overall drug overdose fatalities. In 2014, a little over 47,000 Americans died from drug overdose, over 18,000 of which were directly attributed to opiates and opioids. The following year, the number of overdose deaths climbed to 53,000, nearly half of which were the result of heroin and prescriptions opioid abuse. Between the constant flow of new synthetic opioids into the country and the ongoing prescription painkiller epidemic, opiates have become the most urgent and life-threatening addiction-related issue in the country. RU Encore provides effective and compassionate music-based treatment for opioid addiction. Call us today at 844-525-MUSIC to start fighting back.