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Alcohol Is Killing More People Than The Opioid Epidemic. So Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

In recent years, we have been hearing a lot about the opioid epidemic that is sweeping the nation. The Center for Disease Control reported that over 47,000 people died in the United States alone from an opiate overdose in 2017, that is almost 5 times the amount of deaths caused by opiates in 1999. This is important, and yes it is good this is getting the attention that it deserves. However, in the same year, an estimated 88,000 people died from alcohol-related causes — Did anyone hear about that? Read more....

 

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