This paper, commissioned by Grantmakers In Aging from William F. Benson and Nancy Aldrich of Health Benefits ABCs, offers an examination of the research and statistical background and evidence surrounding the opioid epidemic in America. It is a companion piece to Heartache, Pain and Hope: Rural Communities, Older People, and the Opioid Crisis: An Introduction for Funders. Both are part of GIA’s rural aging initiative, supported by Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies.

Health Benefits ABCs for Grantmakers In Aging (GIA)

Date of Publication:

August 2017