How Prevalent is Opioid Abuse?

Opioid abuse is a problem in Louisiana where almost all indicators … addiction to opioid medications, overdose deaths, emergency room admissions and over-prescribing … are evidence of the problem. 

HOPE Council

Through its passage of Act 88, the Louisiana Legislature established the Advisory Council on Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE Council) to combat heroin and opioid use and abuse.

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