The opioid crisis has hit the United States.

It has hit all corners of the country.

And while some states have made progress toward reducing the number of opioid prescriptions, it has not been easy for everyone.

The opioid epidemic is a complex problem that has affected millions of Americans and has impacted the lives of millions more.

Here are 10 things you need to know about the opioid crisis.


Over 1,200,000 Americans die each day from opioid overdoses 2.

The number of prescription opioid deaths has nearly tripled in the last year 3.

The CDC estimates that one in every 16 Americans will die from an opioid overdose within the next 12 months.


Over 300,000 people are on the brink of death every day from overdoses 5.

About half of all opioid prescriptions are for non-cancer painkillers.

This could put the lives and livelihoods of millions of people at risk.


According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 5 million Americans are now living with chronic pain, including 6 million with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and a third with chronic lung disease.

This is a very serious problem.


There are about 7.5 million people in the U.S. who are addicted to prescription painkillers, including nearly 6 million adults, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

This can lead to addiction and abuse of pain medications.


The amount of prescription opioids prescribed in the United Kingdom is up more than 50 percent since 2014.

The problem is that many people aren’t using the medication properly, and the government has not done a good job of addressing this.


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) estimates that 1.7 million people a day have used prescription opioids, including more than 2.5 billion Americans.


There is an estimated 8.5 to 9 million Americans who have used illegal prescription opioids.