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White Paper: The State of Opioid Addiction in Georgia

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Opioid abuse has reached an epidemic level in the state of Georgia.

  • Georgia ranks among top 11 states with the most prescription opioid overdoses.
  • Opioid overdose deaths tripled between 1999 and 2013 in the state of Georgia.
  • In 29 counties drug overdose rates outpace the rest of the United States.

Together, we have the power to stop it.

Our Report on Addiction will answer questions such as:

  • What impact has the opioid addiction epidemic had on the state of Georgia?
  • How have recent advances in neuroscience changed our understanding of addiction?
  • What are important attributes of a comprehensive addiction treatment program?
  • What is recovery and the secret to success in helping more people achieve it?


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