Opioids, the Opioid Epidemic, and the Impact of Opioids on Baltimore County

2019-09-27T19:44:26+00:00September 27, 2019|Blog|

Opioids are a class of drug naturally found in the opium poppy plant and that work in the brain to produce a variety of effects, including the relief of pain. Opioids can be both prescription medications often referred to as painkillers, or they can be illicit, or so-called street drugs, such as heroin.