The Underestimated Cost of the Opioid Crisis


A nationwide estimate of the economic costs of opioid-related deaths and overdoses using conventional economic estimates for valuing life routinely which are used by U.S. Federal agencies. It considers the underreporting of opioids in overdose deaths, heroin-related fatalities and incorporates nonfatal costs of opioid misuse.

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