US Policy Analysis: The Problem of the Opioid Epidemic

Discuss the problem of the opioid epidemic in the USA.

Address the common issues of the general population, including the particular needs of veterans aside. Analyze the applied policies to verify their effectiveness in solving the identified problem. How the problem of the increased opioid overdose mortality in veterans can be resolved? Analyze the ability of the alternative policies to provide anticipated results. Emphasize that the criterion of effectiveness in terms of mortality reduction is thought to be key.