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55,403 U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths 2015

55,403 US Drug Overdose Deaths 2015

FROM 2000 THRU 2015 OVER 500,000 AMERICAN PEOPLE DIED FROM DRUG OVERDOSES

AS OF 2016, AN AVERAGE OF 78 AMERICANS ARE DYING EVERY DAY FROM OPIOID OVERDOSE.

BEHIND EVERY LETHAL OVERDOSE STATISTIC THERE IS  A REAL PERSON THAT DIED.

AND THERE IS A REAL FAMILY AND REAL FRIENDS THAT ARE GRIEVING.

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WITH 55,403 VICTIMS IN THE U.S. EPIDEMIC  OF DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS IN 2015

IT WAS PRIORITY NUMBER FOUR (4) ON THE LIST OF CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL IN 2016

#4 Preventing Prescription Drug Overdose

CDC  DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS?

MONITORING, YOU’VE ALL SEEN THE AD ON TV….. AREN’T YOU GOING TO DO SOMETHING? NO, I’M JUST HERE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION…. I’LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN I SEE SOMETHING…

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ACCORDING TO NEW DATA PUBLISHED TODAY IN CDC’S MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY WEEKLY REPORT.DEC 18, 2015

Half a million Americans died from drug overdoses in the past 14 …

qz.com/…/half-a-millionamericansdied-from-drugoverdoses-in-the-past-14-years/

DEC 19, 2015 – NEARLY HALF A MILLION AMERICANS—499,446 TO BE PRECISE—DIED FROM DRUG OVERDOSES BETWEEN 2000 AND 2014, DATA RELEASED DEC. 18, 2015 BY THE CDC …

FROM 2000 TO 2014 NEARLY HALF A MILLION, NEARLY 500,000 AMERICANS DIED FROM DRUG OVERDOSES. OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS, INCLUDING BOTH OPIOID PAIN RELIEVERS AND HEROIN, HIT RECORD LEVELS IN 2014, WITH AN ALARMING 14 PERCENT INCREASE IN JUST ONE YEAR

  Drug overdose death hit record numbers in 2014

U.S.  DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS  2000-2015 499,446  plus 55,403 TO BE PRECISE

DRUG OVERDOSE IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH IN THE US, WITH 55,403 LETHAL … OPIOID ADDICTION IS DRIVING THIS EPIDEMIC, WITH 20,101 OVERDOSE DEATHS.

AS OF 2016, AN AVERAGE OF 78 AMERICANS ARE DYING EVERY DAY FROM OPIOID OVERDOSE.

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CDC ACTIVITIES IN THE SELECTED STATES will include making prescription DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS easier to use and access, supporting health system and insurer efforts to improve opioid use, and EVALUATING INTERVENTIONS TO UNDERSTAND AND SCALE UP what works to prevent opioid overdose.

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CDC  DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS?

MONITORING, YOU’VE ALL SEEN THE AD ON TV….. AREN’T YOU GOING TO DO SOMETHING? NO, I’M JUST HERE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION…. I’LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN I SEE SOMETHING…

SO CDC FINALLY SAW SOMETHING……

 OVER 500,000 AMERICANS WERE DEAD FROM DRUG OVERDOSES

A QUOTE FROM MADD, MOTHER’S AGAINST DRUNK DRIVERS, BEHIND EVERY STATISTIC IS A REAL PERSON KILLED OR INJURED IN A PREVENTABLE CRASH

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SO CONGRESS  FINALLY DID SOMETHING

Jul 14, 2016 – Congress Passes Landmark Opioid Bill

AN ACT WITH 100 PAGES AND OVER 36,000 WORDS. (click on the link below and read it)

Who wrote it and how many members of congress actually read it?

THE UNFUNDED COMPREHENSIVE ADDICTION AND RECOVERY ACT 2016

The first major federal addiction legislation in 40 years, and the most comprehensive effort undertaken to address the opioid epidemic, encompassing all …

AND, OBAMA FINALLY DID SOMETHING

AFTER NEARLY 8 YEARS IN OFFICE, DURING WHICH TIME, 2008-2016, HIS ADMINISTRATION AND THE ESTABLISHMENT ALLOWED THE DRUG EPIDEMIC TO RUN AMOK, KILLING OVER HALF A MILLION PEOPLE AMERICAN PEOPLE BETWEEN 2000-2015

OBAMA SIGNED THE UNFUNDED COMPREHENSIVE ADDICTION AND RECOVERY ACT (CARA)

AN ACT WITH 100 PAGES AND OVER 36,000 WORDS. (click on the link below and read it)

Text – S.524 – 114th Congress (2015-2016): Comprehensive Addiction …

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Congress Passes Landmark Opioid Bill – the … – Drug Policy Alliance

www.drugpolicy.org/…/congresspasses-landmark-opioid-bill-comprehensive-addicti…

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The bottom line..

AND THEN OBAMA SAID…

Statement by the President on the Comprehensive Addiction and …

https://www.whitehouse.gov/…/statement-president-comprehensive-addiction-and-rec…

JUL 22, 2016 -YEP… OBAMA SAID,  NOW, IT’S UP TO REPUBLICANS TO FINISH THE JOB AND PROVIDE ADEQUATE FUNDING TO DEAL WITH THIS PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS…….

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PRESIDENT TRUMP IS GOING TO BUILD A WALL AGAINST THE DRUGS POURING ACROSS OUR SOUTHERN BORDER, DRUGS FROM MEXICO.

 WHEN TRUMP SAID AMERICA FIRST? WHEN TRUMP SAID,  “BUILD THE WALL” THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS AT HIS RALLIES ERUPTED IN CHEERS.

BEHIND EVERY LETHAL OVERDOSE STATISTIC THERE IS  A REAL PERSON THAT DIED.

AND THERE IS A REAL FAMILY AND REAL FRIENDS THAT ARE GRIEVING.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health …. The CDC OFFERS GRANTS THAT HELP MANY ORGANIZATIONS EACH YEAR bring health, safety and awareness …

Just as CDC works with state and local health departments, the agency also partners with other nations’ ministries of health to prevent disease and save lives. In 2017, CDC has committed to the milestones laid out in the Global Health Security Agenda.

  CDC’s Role in Global Health Security

  Global Health Security – Prevention

  Global Health Security – Detection

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FINALLY, THE GOOD NEWS IS PRESIDENT TRUMP, AMERICA FIRST, THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES APPOINTS THE DIRECTOR OF THE CDC AND THE APPOINTMENT DOES NOT REQUIRE SENATE CONFIRMATION.

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HERE’S A LOOK BACK AT CDC TOP HEALTH STORIES IN 2016 AND WHAT’S TO COME IN 2017.

CDC Year in Review: Working 24/7/365 | CDC Online Newsroom | CDC

www.cdc.gov › Newsroom Home › Press Materials › Digital Press Kit

When CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

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#1 Protecting Pregnancies by Responding to Zika

Sep 29, 2016 – Congress Finally Passes Zika Funding Bill; Provides $1.1 Billion.

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#2 Protecting Americans by Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

Jul 13, 2016 – Passed Senate; Passed House; To President; Became Law … SEC. 3. Task force for combating antibioticresistant bacteria; advisory council on …

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#3 Preventing Cancer  the $6.3 billion legislation easily passed the Senate in a vote of 94-5.

Congress Passes 21st Century Cures Act, But Critics Sound a Sour Note

fortune.com/2016/12/07/congresspasses-21st-century-cures/

Dec 7, 2016 – It’s the biggest health reform legislation passed by Congress since … to pass the 21st Century Cures Act and authorize funding for the Beau Biden Cancer ..

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#4 Preventing Prescription Drug Overdose

 

NUMBER FOUR (4) ON THE LIST OF CDC PRIORITIES IN 2016

WITH 55,403 U.S. EPIDEMIC  OF DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS IN 2015

CDC  DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS?

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CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) IS FUNDING THE U.S.A.?

CDC IS “FUNDING”  44 STATES AND WASHINGTON, D.C., THROUGH CDC’S OVERDOSE PREVENTION IN STATES EFFORTS, WHICH PARTNERS WITH AND SUPPORTS STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENTS IN IMPLEMENTING KEY PREVENTION AND SURVEILLANCE ACTIVITIES ADDRESSING BOTH PRESCRIPTION AND ILLICIT OPIOIDS.

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AND THE  CDC FOUNDATION?  AN INDEPENDENT, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION IS FUNDING? BUILDING?LAUNCHING? 900 GLOBAL PROGRAMS AROUND THE WORLD?

ESTABLISHED BY CONGRESS AS AN INDEPENDENT, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION, the CDC Foundation connects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with private-sector organizations and individuals to build public health programs. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has provided more than $662 million to support CDC’s work, launched nearly 900 programs around the world and built a network of individuals and organizations committed to supporting CDC and public health.

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CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) IS FUNDING THE U.S.A.?

ACTIVITIES IN THE SELECTED STATES will include making prescription DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS easier to use and access, supporting health system and insurer efforts to improve opioid use, and evaluating interventions to understand and scale up what works to prevent opioid overdose. Enhanced surveillance funding. The program improves surveillance of opioid overdoses by increasing the timeliness of nonfatal and fatal opioid-involved overdose reporting, identifying associated risk factors with fatal overdoses, and disseminating surveillance findings to key stakeholders working to prevent opioid-involved overdoses.

 THE 12 “FUNDED” STATES ARE: KENTUCKY, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW MEXICO, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN.

FRONTLINE “FUNDING”  IN 2016, 14 OF THE 29 Prevention for States PROGRAMS RECEIVED SUPPLEMENTAL” FUNDING” TO SUPPORT THEIR WORK: CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, OHIO, OREGON PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, TENNESSEE, UTAH, WASHINGTON, AND WISCONSIN.

Investing in communities. The newly created Prescription Drug Overdose Data-Driven Prevention Initiative WILL “AWARD FUNDS” DURING THE NEXT THREE YEARS TO 13 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. “These FUNDS” will help American communities develop opioid overdose prevention programs that work for them.

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BEHIND EVERY STATISTIC IS A REAL PERSON DIED

UNDER THE PREVIOUS OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, THE WORLD WOULD LITTLE NOTE, NOR LONG REMEMBER FROM 2000 TO 2014 NEARLY HALF A MILLION, NEARLY 500,000 AMERICANS DIED FROM DRUG OVERDOSES. OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS, INCLUDING BOTH OPIOID PAIN RELIEVERS AND HEROIN

UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ADMINISTRATION  NOV 9, 2016 – “THE FORGOTTEN MEN AND WOMEN OF OUR COUNTRY WILL BE FORGOTTEN NO LONGER.

REMEMBER WHEN 58,209 AMERICANS DIED IN THE VIETNAM WAR. AMERICA BUILT A WALL OF REMEMBRANCE IN WA DC. AN ONLINE AD SAYS…. THE VIRTUAL WALL & FIND YOUR VIETNAM VETERAN TODAY.

Perhaps PRESIDENT TRUMP  should built two walls, even three walls.

FIRST TRUMP’S SOUTHERN BORDER WALL,  STOP THE DRUGS POURING INTO OUR COUNTRY

TRUMPS  SECOND WALL IN WA DC, THE VIRTUAL WALL AGAINST DRUGS. FIND YOUR AMERICAN LETHAL DRUG OVERDOSE FAMILY MEMBER TODAY.

REMEMBER MADD…. BEHIND EVERY STATISTIC IS A REAL PERSON KILLED OR INJURED IN A PREVENTABLE CRASH Mothers Against Drunk Driving – Fight the Statistics – Donate – madd.org‎

STATISTIC (2015) 55,403 U.S. DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS AND THOSE INJURED BY ADDICTION?

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“JUST SAY NO” was an advertising campaign, part of the U.S. “WAR ON DRUGS”, prevalent during the 1980s and early 1990s, to discourage children from engaging in illegal recreational drug use by offering various ways of saying no.

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]Opioid Addiction 2016 Facts & Figures (ASAM) – American Society of …

www.asam.org/docs/defaultsource/advocacy/opioidaddictiondiseasefactsfigures.pdf

2016 Facts & Figures. Opioid AddictionAddiction is a primary, chronic and relapsing brain disease characterized by an individual … Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 20,101 overdose deaths … Available at http://www.asam.org/docs/publicy- · policy-statements/1definition_of_addiction_long_4-11.pdf?sfvrsn=2.

NATIONAL OPIOID OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC

  • Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 55,403 lethal drug overdoses in 2015. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 20,101 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers and 12,990 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2015

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 OVER HALF A MILLION AMERICANS HAD TO DIE BEFORE CONGRESS DID SOMETHING.

BEHIND EVERY LETHAL DRUG OVERDOSE STATISTIC IS A REAL PERSON

BY SEX, AGE, RACE, AND HISPANIC ORIGIN

Health, United States trend tables with data on health risk factors

PAGES 146-147-148- 149 OF A 461 PAGE DOCUMENT

Table 27(page1of4).DEATH RATES FOR DRUG POISONING AND DRUG POISONING INVOLVING OPIOID ANALGESICS AND HEROIN, BY SEX, AGE, RACE, AND HISPANIC ORIGIN: UNITED STATES SELECTED YEARS 1999–2014

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THIS IS THE LINK TO THE REQUIRED YEARLY REPORT BY THE CDC

it is a 461 page report in compliance with section 308 of the Public Health Service Act.

Health, United States, 2015 – CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus15.pdf

health risk factors, prevention, health insurance, and personal health care expenditures. … Many Trend Tables in Health, United States present data according to …

Health, United States,2015 is the 39th report on the health status of the nation

and is submitted  by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human

Services to  the President and the Congress of the United States in compliance

with Section 308 of the Public Health Service Act. This report was compiled

by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center

for Health Statistics (NCHS)

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EVERY YEAR… YEAR AFTER YEAR 2000-2015

Health, United States,

EVERY YEAR  FROM 2000 THRU 2015

A REPORT ON THE HEALTH STATUS OF THE NATION AND IS SUBMITTED  BY THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

TO  THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 308 OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT.

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OVER HALF A MILLION LETHAL DRUG OVERDOSES 2000 thru 2015

HOW MANY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS  BOTHERED TO READ THE 2015 461 PAGE REPORT IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 308 OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT.

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HOW MANY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS  BOTHERED TO READ THE JUL 14, 2016   UNFUNDED COMPREHENSIVE ADDICTION AND RECOVERY ACT (CARA)

THE ACT WITH 100 PAGES AND OVER 36,000 WORDS?

BEFORE THEY VOTED ON IT?

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The bottom line..

AND THEN OBAMA SAID…

Statement by the President on the Comprehensive Addiction and …

https://www.whitehouse.gov/…/statement-president-comprehensive-addiction-and-rec…

JUL 22, 2016 -YEP… OBAMA SAID,  NOW, IT’S UP TO REPUBLICANS TO FINISH THE JOB AND PROVIDE ADEQUATE FUNDING TO DEAL WITH THIS PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS…….

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