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Opioids and Well-Being Examined by Fed

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Opioids and Well-Being Examined by Fed

By billupsj

According to the Federal Reserve Board’s Report on the Economic Well-Being of American Households the opioid epidemic is taking an economic toll on American households. It was the first time the Fed has included questions about opioid addiction in its annual survey, which began in 2013.  The report also found that one out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers.