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March 2024
Nearly 108,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2022, according to final federal figures released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Over the last two decades, the number of U.S. overdose deaths has risen almost every year and continued to break annual records — making it the worst overdose epidemic in American history. The official number for...
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Learn More About Various Opioid Addiction Treatment Programs Overdose deaths remain one of the leading causes of injury-related deaths in the United States, and the majority of overdose deaths involve opioids. According to provisional data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 109,000 people died of a drug overdose in a 12-month...
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Know the Difference Between These Often Misused Terms and Why It Matters Opioids, sometimes called narcotics, are a type of drug generally used to alleviate pain. While they can be effective in managing pain, unfortunately, opioids and their synthetic variants can be highly addicting. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in 2019,...
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