Tags: "fentanyl"

13 Apr
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Adolescent Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocketing

A new analysis of trends in drug overdose deaths among adolescents aged 14 to 18 years finds drug overdose deaths dramatically increased by 94% between 2019 and 2020 and continued to climb by 20% from 2020 to 2021, despite holding ...

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07 Apr
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Public Health Alert: DEA Warns of Increase in Mass-Overdoses Related to Deadly Fentanyl

Mass-overdose events occur when three or more overdoses take place at the same location and close in time. These mass-overdose events are mainly attributed to dealers selling drugs claiming to be cocaine or selling fake prescription pills that look identical ...

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01 Dec
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Overdose deaths top 100,000

According to the latest data from the CDC, overdose deaths rose by 29% from 78,056 in the 12-month period ending in April 2019 to 100,306 in the subsequent 12 month period. This represents the highest 12-month total in American history.

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11 Mar
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Overdoses Reach Their Highest Level Ever

New data released by the CDC show that over 83,000 people died from an overdose in the 12-month period ending in July of 2020. This tragic figure represents an 24.2% increase over the 12-month period ending in July of 2019 ...

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20 May
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New Resources!

We’re excited to announce the development of four new prevention resources!¬†Learn about vaping, smoking, and COVID-19; how you can prevent an opioid related death; the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs; and the impact of marijuana use on adolescents. Check ...

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06 Nov
0

Understanding Fentanyl: A Powerful New Three-Part Documentary Series

A powerful new three-part educational documentary series from Odd Squad Productions is gripping viewers.

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