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Opioid Misuse Down 11% From 2017 To 2018

News | October 7, 2019

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Between 2017 and 2018, the number of people aged 12 and older who reported non-medical use of prescription pain relievers or heroin dropped by 11%, from 11.4 million in 2017 to 10.3 million in 2018. The overall share of the population 12 and older who reported opioid misuse or heroin use was 4.2% in 2017…

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