In this Junto Heatlh article you'll learn about:
- The Department of Health and Human Services has said that on the average day 3,900 people begin using opioids for nonmedical reasons and that 78 people die from opioid-related overdose.
- The cost of recovering from a substance use disorders is as painfully high as the cost of sustaining such a disorder.
- The solution may come from technology and the digital health sphere. Free and low-cost digital platforms for addiction and sobriety management have been on the rise in the startup realm.