The Problem

Controlled prescription drugs

Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse can often lead to illegal drug use.  Nationwide, among new heroin users, 75 percent report having abused prescription opioids before using heroin.*

Learn more about L.A.'s opioid problem below.



*Heroin Overdose Data. Center of Disease Control and Prevention. Source: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/heroin.html

Stats: L.A.'s Opioid Problem

Learn more about opioids' effect on Los Angeles, the state, and nationally.

Drug-Related Overdoses

Nationwide, opioid overdoses have been increasing over the last decade.