New Info from CDC Shows Drug Overdose Deaths On the Rise

New Info from CDC Shows Drug Overdose Deaths On the Rise

In this short but staggering article released by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, the latest CDC data showing continued increase in US drug overdose death rates are discussed.  The leading drugs for these deaths are unequivocally opiate and opioid, underscoring the need for expanded medication assisted treatment using methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.

Click Here for the HHS Article

Click Here for the CDC raw Data

Recovery Services has been, and will continue to be, dedicated to fighting our Nation’s drug overdose epidemic through medication assisted treatment, meaningful behavioral health services, community outreach, and legislative support.

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