In your paper, address the following:
- How widespread is this crisis? What are the national statistics on opioid use?
- Using research data, determine the states and populations most affected and the reasons for the rise of this crisis.
- How does the national data on opioid use compare to data from your own city? If there are any differences, what can they be attributed to?
- Based on your understanding thus far, what could have attributed to the rise of opioid addiction in Anytown?
The paper should be 2· pages, excluding title and references pages. Use current APA formatting to style your paper and to cite your sources. Integrate a minimum of two scholarly sources into the paragraphs of your paper. Use internal citations pointing to evidence in the literature and supporting your ideas. You will need to include a reference page.
See the rubric for specific grading criteria.