UAB School of Dentistry on front lines of combating opioid epidemic
from The University of Alabama at Birmingham
While America fights a crippling opioid crisis, Alabama is challenged on an unparalleled scale. Ranked No. 1 in the nation in opioid prescriptions per capita with a 269 percent increase in overdose deaths since 2000 in Jefferson County alone, this crisis is plaguing health professionals and patients alike, as many struggle to get the epidemic under control.
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