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30% More People Died by Overdose in 2020

From October 2019 to October 2020, there were 91,862 estimated overdose deaths in the U.S., which represents a 30% increase in 12 months.1 Certain states had an even higher year-over-year increase, including Kentucky, with overdose deaths increasing 53.1%, and West Virginia, with a 48.4% increase. Opioids, including oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine, accounted for the majority… Read More »