An opioid overdose requires immediate medical attention. Call 911 immediately if you or someone you know exhibits any of the symptoms.

Although Minnesota’s death rates from each of the three types of opioids – prescription opioid painkillers, heroin and synthetic opioids – are significantly lower than the U.S. rate, Minnesota has followed the same general trend in deaths from opioids, as well as a much more rapid growth in deaths from heroin and synthetic opioids since 2010. Read More.