Fentanyl, COVID-19 help drive overdose deaths to record 12-month high

WASHINGTON – The COVID-19 pandemic and a growing unsafe drug supply combined to push overdose deaths up by 27.6% in the U.S. over a 12-month period from 2020 to 2021, a surge in deaths that was matched in Arizona. Nationwide, the estimated 98,331 drug overdose deaths reported from April to April set a record, according … Continue reading Fentanyl, COVID-19 help drive overdose deaths to record 12-month high