Young man wondering 'what are opioids?'

What are Opioids?

There is an opioid epidemic in the United States, and more and more families are asking, “What are opioids?” Opioids are a synthetic form of opiates, which are highly addictive narcotics that come from opium. Medical science turned to opioids for pain management because they found that the drug can block pain. The problem is…