Most of us have seen the recent images circulating around on social media sites of unconscious, open mouthed adults slumped over in the front seats of a car with a toddler crying from a car seat in the back. This image and many others show us the reality of the opioid epidemic in our country. It is so bad that there are enough prescription bottles of opiates in circulation right now that every household in America could have a bottle easily and readily available.
So is it a stretch to say that Opioids are like guns?
Read on to find out.