overdoses

3.21.19

America's overdose crisis keeps getting worse. Fentanyl isn’t the only drug to blame.

Deaths caused by the synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, a new study found.

8.17.18

New Haven K2 overdoses climb to over 100: “I’m afraid it’s going to mess people up”

People are still "dropping" by the dozens in one New Haven green.

6.27.18

Opioids are killing tens of thousands more people than we thought, study finds

Public health officials overlooked more than 70,000 opioid-linked deaths from 1999 to 2015, according to the study.

4.16.18
9.21.17

Opioids are killing too many people to autopsy all the bodies

Medical examiners across the U.S. are scrambling to keep up with the surge of bodies.

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2.24.17

Heroin Was Responsible for One in Four Overdose Deaths in 2015, Says CDC

Opioids—including prescription painkillers and fentanyl—also accounted for the overall majority of overdose deaths last year.

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