The Social Life of Opioids
Sep 22, 2017
An article has been published in the magazine "Scientific American" which we think will be of interest to Dovetail subscribers. "The Social Life of Opioids"describes a number of articles that look at the links between social factors and opioid dependence. One article referenced includes a study that showed that for every 1% increase in unemployment in the United States, opioid overdose death rates would rise by 4%. Another study found U.S. counties with the lowest levels of social capital had the highest rates of opioid overdose death.