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U.S. overdose deaths on track to drop for 1st time since 1990 – but not in Texas
Drug overdose deaths are on track to fall in the United States for the first time since the opioid crisis began in 1990, preliminary government data finds.
Jul 23, 2019 04:47 UTC Read More

Opioid overdose deaths are down but the fight is far from over
It was a rare piece of good news in the fight against opioid addiction. The Centers for Disease Control announced last week that the number of opioid overdose…
Jul 22, 2019 22:32 UTC Read More

Drug Overdose Deaths In Nebraska Decrease 11%
Reported drug overdose deaths in Nebraska decreased almost 11% last year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released…
Jul 22, 2019 15:44 UTC Read More

Another View: Opioid deaths down, but challenges persist
As the 20th century came to a close, the United States faced many challenges, but a high rate of death from prescription opioid overdoses was not one of them.
Jul 22, 2019 14:08 UTC Read More

U.S. drug-overdose deaths appear to have dipped below 70,000 in 2018: CDC
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.
Jul 22, 2019 12:30 UTC Read More

[Article Headline] 2019-07-22
Drug overdose deaths in the United States declined 5.1% in 2018, according to data by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for…
Jul 22, 2019 03:59 UTC Read More

Robert Gebelhoff: Opioid deaths are down, but the crisis of addiction is as severe as ever
It's finally official: On Wednesday, the government publicly released data showing that for the first time since 1990, drug overdose deaths in the United States…
Jul 21, 2019 20:47 UTC Read More

Onondaga County sees 19 opioid overdose deaths in first quarter
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Nineteen people in Onondaga County died of opioid drug overdoses during the first quarter of 2019, according to the county medical…
Jul 19, 2019 12:38 UTC Read More

Overdoses, Deaths Up In Falmouth Falmouth News capenews.net
Drug overdoses and overdose deaths have both increased in Falmouth this year.
Jul 19, 2019 01:29 UTC Read More

Overdose deaths in U.S. drop by 5 percent in 2018
July 18 (UPI) -- Drug overdose deaths in the United States fell in 2018, following decades of steady increases, according to federal data. Between 2017 and…
Jul 18, 2019 17:02 UTC Read More

Fentanyl overdose deaths climb in Southwest Florida
Overdose deaths involving the synthetic opioid fentanyl are on the rise in Southwest Florida, according to a report from the Florida Medical Examiners…
Jul 18, 2019 10:59 UTC Read More

Over 1 million years of life lost in Ohio from overdose deaths, shows study
The drug addiction epidemic continues to plague the country, and thousands of lives are cut short each year due to overdose. Tragically, when a person's life…
Jul 18, 2019 05:20 UTC Read More

Drug overdose deaths fell last year in Ohio, but may be on the rise again in Cuyahoga County
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Statistics released Wednesday offer an optimistic outlook of drug overdose deaths in Ohio, showing they declined by an estimated 22…
Jul 17, 2019 20:10 UTC Read More

More Overdose Deaths Caused by Mixing Drugs in New Hampshire
The latest drug overdose statistics in New Hampshire show a sharp increase in the number of deaths caused by mixing fentanyl with other drugs.
Jul 17, 2019 15:09 UTC Read More

Maine drug overdose deaths continued decline in first quarter, falling 14%
Drug overdose deaths declined 14 percent in the first quarter of 2019, continuing a downward trend that began last year. The Maine Attorney General's Office on…
Jul 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Recent overdose deaths prove this drug is rivaling meth as Tri-Cities’ most deadly
Three people died recently in Kennewick from fentanyl overdoses, and the powerful painkiller is now rivaling methamphetamine as the most deadly drug in the…
Jul 04, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Bill Toughens Penalties for Drug Dealers in Overdose Deaths
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — People who sell drugs that contribute to an overdose death could be charged with a high-level felony under a North Carolina bill that got…
Jun 28, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

VIDEO: 'I'll be dealing with my failures as Elliot's father for the rest of my life'
Parents of Victoria teen who died of an overdose speak outside coroner's inquest.
Jun 26, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

San Francisco averaged one fentanyl overdose death a week last year
SAN FRANCISO (KTVU) - Health officials are sounding the alarm in San Francisco. They say fentanyl is now the leading cause of opioid overdose deaths in San…
Jun 25, 2019 23:58 UTC Read More

Burrell sentenced in last two drug overdose deaths
Mother of one of the victims says she forgives convicted drug dealer Beverly Burrell, but blames pharmaceutical industry and doctors for son's addiction.
Jun 21, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

For the first time in 10 years, fatal opioid overdoses decline in Maryland
Preliminary data shows opioid overdoses killed fewer people in the first three months of 2019 than in the same period the year before.
Jun 11, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Overdose deaths rise in Franklin County
Fentanyl was the driving factor behind an 8% increase in drug overdose deaths in Franklin County.The increase comparing the deaths in the first three months of…
Jun 06, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Coroner's Office Reports Local Drug Overdose Death Spike
The Franklin County Coroner's office is reporting another spike in drug overdose deaths.
May 18, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More


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