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Fentanyl Overdose Death Rates More Than Tripled From 2016 to 2021

The image shows the purple ribbon on the right side on the surface of the concrete and states Rates of overdose deaths involving fentanyl more than tripled from 2016 to 2021.

Drug overdose death rates involving fentanyl increased by 279% from 5.7 per 100,000 in 2016 to 21.6 in 2021, according to new data from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Drug overdose death rates involving methamphetamine more than quadrupled during the same period. “Rapid Release Estimates of Drug Overdose Deaths involving Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, Read More >

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