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Combining Dangerous Drugs Pushes Tennessee Overdose Deaths To Record High
19 Sep 2017

NPR: Combining Dangerous Drugs Pushes Tennessee Overdose Deaths To Record High

By: NATASHA SENJANOVIC Date: SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 https://www.cumberlandheights.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/overdoses_1.mp3 State Health Department officials say more Tennesseans died from drug overdoses last year than ever before in recorded history. The more than 1,600 deaths marked a 12 percent increase over the previous year. The recent data show a rise in fatal overdoses from a combination...

The New Face of Opioid Addiction, Specialists Address Disturbing Trends, Skyrocketing Death Rates
15 Sep 2017

The New Face of Opioid Addiction

By: MELANIE KILGORE-HILL Published: September 14, 2017 Specialists Address Disturbing Trends, Skyrocketing Death Rates More than 2.5 million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder, which contributed to more than 33,000 overdose deaths in 2015, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fortunately, a growing number of treatment options...

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