To the Beltway

Common Ground: National Opioid Crisis

06/18/2018 05:16 PM

Everyday more than 115 people in the United States die from an opioid overdose. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the scourge of addiction in the country is costing $78.5 billion a year. This includes costs incurred for healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment and criminal justice involvement. Here in Kentucky—we know the devastation that this epidemic has caused. On a previous Common Ground we spoke about the efforts of Kentucky officials to try and combat the addiction... Read more 

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Subscribe to email updates.

Subscribe and get the latest political intelligence delivered to your inbox.

TWEETS ABOUT KY POLITICS