More than 2 million Americans struggle with opioid use disorder, and about 130 people die every day from opioid overdoses.
A new study found that among the 30,000 overdoses reported in 2016 for people ages 12-21, 30% of cases involved prescription opioids.
The abuse of anti-anxiety medications, which are more commonly known by brand names like Valium, Xanax and Klonopin, is the next stroke in the portrait of the American junkie.
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