Opioid epidemic in Utah

Diego Garay, Staff Writer

The opioid epidemic in Utah has been going crazy in Utah for about 8 years it has gotten worse as the years go by each week 5 utah residents die also 80% of heroin users started with opioids see opioids isnt the only thing wrong with this epidemic they also count as a get away drug people also come up with excuses on why they take them regularly like its fine these were prescribed by a doctor or its fine other people take/ buy these at stores its not just proscribed drugs its also off counter medicine like tylenol most pain killers