While substance use disorders have long been viewed as primarily affecting men, women, transgender, and non-binary individuals also suffer from addiction at high rates.
While addiction knows no bounds, it disproportionately affects certain groups of people. As baby boomers age, they’re more likely to develop an addiction.
The misuse and addiction to opioids have turned into a national crisis that has had severe impacts on the country’s social, economic, and public health welfare. In 2019, the country recorded approximately 50,000 deaths from opioid-related overdoses. In addition, the use of opioids, either as pain relievers, heroin, or synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, has grown […]