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Overdose epidemic: 6 things that explain the crisis

Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"Unintentional drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death in Ohio – more than motor vehicle crashes – a trend beginning in 2007.


"Deaths from prescription opioids – the pain pills on which many Ohioans get hooked and then graduate to heroin -- has declined in recent years. But deaths due to heroin and the extraordinarily potent analog fentanyl continue to climb..."

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