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The Opioid Epidemic Explained in 10 Figures


The tables below are provided by the Stanford-Lancet Commission on the North American Opioid Crisis and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Stanford University funds the Commission and brings together diverse Stanford scholars and other leading experts in the USA and Canada.

Lancet is a medical journal that seeks to publish the best research papers with the goal of transforming society and positively impacting the lives of people.

The Commission’s goal is to:

(1) understand the opioid crisis

(2) propose solutions domestically

(3) stop its spread internationally


Medical Disclaimer. The information contained herein is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice or a patient-client relationship with Allen Research Endowment, Inc. You must consult with your own physician or other healthcare professional regarding this information and your own unique needs. Information based on data we believe to be reliable. However, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Information subject to change without notice.


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