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Overdose Deaths Far Outpace COVID-19 Deaths in San Francisco (CA)

A record 621 people died of drug overdoses in San Francisco so far this year, a staggering number that far outpaces the 173 deaths from COVID-19 the city has seen thus far.

Suicides, Overdose Calls on the Rise in WV County

Suicide, overdose calls on the rise in Greenbrier Valley.

Clark (IN) Plan for Cardiac Arrest, OD Responses Results in Grant for State Initiative

The push to ramp up response and awareness of opioid overdoses comes at a time when it's increasingly needed as the state and country are facing a rise in use, officials said.

FDA Tells Doctors to Discuss Overdose Antidote with Patients

Doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers should tell their patients about a potentially life-saving medication that can reverse drug overdoses, according to new federal guidelines issued Thursday.

With Overdose Deaths Rising, Ohio County May Open Second Morgue

Franklin County has experienced nearly 30 deaths because of suspected opioid overdoses between Jan. 31 and Feb. 9, according to Dr. Anahi Ortiz, the county's coroner.

Feds Allow Use of Opioid funds to Stem Meth, Cocaine Surge

Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation's drug addiction crisis, the U.S. federal government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people struggling with meth and cocaine.