Rates of Prescription Addiction in California

Rates of Prescription Addiction in California

Rates of Prescription Addiction in California Prescription addiction in California is an issue of grave concern. In 2017, California‚Äôs prescription overdose death rate was 2.8 out of 100,000. The actual number of addicted patients lies somewhere between the 39.5% of people prescribed opioids and 1,169 who had a fatal overdose. As the L.A. Times reported…