It is no surprise that opioid use continues to rise in the United States. As a result, much effort in the mental health field is going toward providing helpful and educational resources on this problem. It’s important to learn the history of opioid use, including how it began and why it has become such a large issue.

Infograph of the history of the opioid epidemic started in 1775 with opium making its way to the united states.

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