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Infographic. Consistent with national trends, heroin overdose deaths have continued to increase steadily every year in Alaska si

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Health Department combating drug use in New Mexico

New Mexicos prescription opioid death rate declined in 2015 compared to 2014 but the heroin overdose death rate increased over that period

The Rapid Increase in Heroin Overdose Deaths - #heroin #overdose #withdrawal #detox #treatment

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Urges Intervention in #Ohio's #Heroin Crisis Learn more: With seven overdose deaths in Cleveland in a single day, now is the time to act if you suspect a family member or friend is using heroin. Los Angeles, California, September 27, 2016 - After a devastating 52 heroin overdose deaths in August, it looked like September was cutting Cleveland a break, until Sunday's announcement by Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas Gilson…

Since late August, some 300 heroin overdoses have been blamed on carfentanil and fentanyl, and officials are sounding warnings nationwide. #heroin #drugs #addict #addiction #recovery #warning #death #fear #transformation


Infographic. Public health impact of heroin/opioid addiction •Overdose deaths • Higher health care costs due to substance abuse

Hilliard woman charged in heroin overdose death | The Columbus Dispatch

Infographic. In 2012, Alaska’s prescription opioid pain reliever overdose death rate was more than double the rate in the United

Special Report: Powerful additive leads to spate of heroin overdose deaths - In the last five years, 265 people in Eastern Connecticut have died from drug overdoses, compared with 169 in the five years before that. In this Special Report, we speak with the state medical examiner's office, law enforcement, health officials and a recovering user regarding the issue and rise in numbers. Read more:

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Coroner: DuPage seeing heroin deaths at record pace

Heroin overdose deaths are happening at a record pace in DuPage County this year, averaging nearly one heroin overdose death per day this month, the coroner said.