"The Silent Epidemic" Causing 7 out of 10 Deaths in the US

Updated: Feb 26, 2020


Silent Epidemic skull and crossbones

It's being called "The Silent Epidemic" because while we know what's causing the epidemic, it gets little attention and there is no national system in place to control or address it. This epidemic is directly responsible for:

  • anxiety

  • the majority of alcohol and drug abuse

  • risky health behaviors

  • violence

  • incarceration

  • chronic illnesses

  • chronic pain and disability

  • early death

  • anxiety

  • depression