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Delaware Opiod Crisis

Events

Overdose-related deaths in Maryland increase amid Covid-19 pandemic

Drug and alcohol related fatalities in Maryland have increased since the pandemic, and minority communities were hit the hardest, according to a recent report. Between January and September of 2020, there were 2,025 unintentional intoxication deaths involving all types of drugs and alcohol in Maryland, a 12.1 percent increase from the same period in 2019, according to a report from the state's Opioid Operational Command Center. Maryland is not alone […]

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Delaware Opiod Crisis

News

Overdose commission calls for more resources, training

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A state commission in Delaware is calling for expanded resources for housing and for people who have been incarcerated to help combat the opioid crisis. The Delaware State News reported Tuesday that Delaware Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission released its recommendations after reviewing overdose fatalities that occurred in 2019. The commission reviewed a sample of 130 deaths out of the 431 that were recorded that year. […]

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