A Visible Increase of Opioids

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gathered data about opioid use in the United States in the 15-year range from 2000 to 2015. In 2010, heroin had been causing about 100,000 deaths per year for the previous 10 years. However, in the five years that followed, deaths due to heroin drastically increased, leading to 400,000 deaths a year by 2015.

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