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References used to create this graphic:
Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths — United States, 2010–2015
Opioid overdose (CDC)
Management of opioid analgesic overdose
Turning the tide or riptide? The changing opioid epidemic
To see more of Brunning’s work, go to compoundchem.com. To see all of C&EN’s Periodic Graphics, visit cenm.ag/periodicgraphics.
This article has been translated into Spanish by Divulgame.org and can be found here.