Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone or hydrocodone is a problem that affects 54% of Americans, according to a Marist Poll. About one in four Americans say someone in their own family is addicted.
We’re exploring how the opioid crisis has changed over the last year with reports in every newscast today and a live town hall event at 6:30 p.m. on News 2.
Help us learn more by taking our poll…Do you know someone who has been addicted to opioids? Vote in our poll below or click here to vote from the News 2 app. Be sure to click ‘Continue Reading’ to cast your vote.