Examining the impacts of educational interventions for families affected by opioid use

    Publication year: 2018

    Opioid addiction has emerged as a pressing publichealth challenge in recent years. From January 2016 to March 2018 more than 8,000 opioid-related deaths were recorded.(1) In 2018, the number of apparent opioidrelated deaths continues to rise, with more than 1,000 deaths in the first three months of the year.