US President Donald Trump sees its first progress of his campaign to the fight against drug abuse in the United States.

“We are making great progress,” said Trump on Wednesday in Atlanta (state of Georgia). Across the country, the number of drug-related deaths had declined by Overdose in the last twelve months by five percent, according to a paper from the White house on the subject.

The abuse of opioids – mostly prescription painkillers and other hard drugs is one of the largest social problems in the United States. Millions of people are affected. In addition to the personal fates of the epidemic plays as a cost factor is also an increasing role for the US economy. The Trump Administration provides for a two-year, six billion dollars to fight the crisis.

“We will not end the epidemic overnight,” said Trump. “But we will not stop until the Job is done.” The campaign includes a variety of initiatives, the withdrawal of prescription drugs through better treatment options and job opportunities after the successful withdrawal to the fight against drug trafficking on the border ranges to Mexico.

dpa

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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