20 states with the biggest opioid problems

Written by Mary Rechtoris | May 15, 2017 | Print  |

Opioid abuse is taking the nation by storm, with some states and U.S. regions experiencing more severe cases than others.

WalletHub compiled a list of the states with the biggest opioid problems based on metrics including overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and meth-lab incidents per capita.

The top 20 U.S. regions and states include:

● Washington, D.C.
● Vermont
● Colorado
● Delaware
● Rhode Island
● Oregon
● Connecticut
● Arizona
● Massachusetts
● Michigan
● New Hampshire
● West Virginia
● New York
● Indiana
● Louisiana
● Missouri
● Maine
● Maryland
● Washington
● North Carolina

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