The news from the federal government that drug overdose deaths in the United States declined in 2018 for the first time in three decades comes just as a new report published by The Washington Post shows the staggering number of opioid pills that flooded the country and contributed to the opioid crisis. Read More.
According to a new study in the American Sociological Review, if one family member uses prescription opioids, it’s likely that others in the family will soon be using them, too. Read More.
Early data predicts that there were 68,500 drug overdose deaths in the US in 2018, down from 72,000 the previous year…but it is unknown whether overdose deaths will continue to fall. Read More.
Opioid Overdose Deaths 2017
Nonfatal Overdose Hospital Treated 2017
Prescribing Practices Opioid Prescriptions 2017
Hospitalization Rate for Opioid Use Disorder
Preliminary data from @CDCgov predicts that there were 68,500 drug overdose deaths in 2018—down from 72,000 in 2017.
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