The abuse of opioids is a serious problem in the United States. On Tuesday, August 8, said in his Twitter the leader of the American Donald trump.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
08 August 2017, 11:11
“Today at 15:00 (22:00 GMT) I will hold a big meeting on the crisis of opioids, serious problems of our country”, — said the owner of the White house.
Opioids — drugs that are used as potent analgesics. The impact of drugs on the body compared with the effect from the use of opium.
Americans are massively addicted to opioid drugs. Every day die from overdose of almost 150 people. And the culprits of the situation are often doctors. They are trying to appease patients, handing out prescriptions for powerful painkillers for everyone what for many citizens is the first step to addiction.