In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record

In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record

Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. reached a record last year Source: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionIt looks as if 2020 will be even worse. Many local officials have also worked hard to reduce drug use, prevent overdose deaths and help get more drug users into recovery. But drug deaths have still reached a record high. Change in total drug deaths from 2018 Drug deaths in Western states like California and Arizona have risen steadily, while progress in states like Florida and Ohio has stalled and reversed. Fentanyl deaths are also increasing in several states that had experienced reductions in overdose deaths over all in 2018.

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