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The United States is mired in a crippling addiction epidemic. And when we zoom the camera lens out a bit, we see that we are almost alone in this crisis, at least among similar nations. What makes the U.S. drug problem unique? And how can it be remedied?
One of the most beautiful regions in the U.S. is also one of the regions most affected by the nationwide opiate epidemic. What will it take to free Michigan from the grips of its lethal addiction crisis?
While the entire country feels the burden of the opiate epidemic, no two states experience this problem in the same way. For Michigan, the beautiful Great Lakes State, opiate addiction soars to the top of the charts. No one likes to turn on the news and see a grim report about their home state.
After a time period where heroin was of little interest in the United States, heroin use has once again skyrocketed in the United States. This time, heroin abuse has befallen young people the most, young people and grown adults who are addicted to opioid pharmaceutical drugs.