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Drug Overdose

More than two-thirds of all drug-related overdose deaths in 2017 involved opioids, a CDC report says. Illicitly manufactured fentanyl was a leading contributor to the rise in opioid-related deaths. […] Read More

The number of U.S. teens dying from drug overdose is on the rise, according to a report released in mid-August by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 1999 to 2007, the CDC tracked a steady and significant increase in drug-related deaths of U.S. teenagers aged 15-19 – rising from 1.6 per 100,000 […] Read More