Heroin Detox Clinics Creates Review For CDC Drug Overdose Report

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HeroinDetoxClinics breaks down latest statistics about the opioid epidemic and overdose rates from the government. New Hampshire, West Virginia, and Massachusetts had the highest death rates from synthetic opioids according to a recent report from the CDC. Learn more about  and treatment options by visiting the website and review topics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to work closely with other federal agencies to support the Department of Health and Human Services’ five-point strategy to fight the opioid overdose crisis by:

According to the research that was given to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the largest increase in overdose death rates was in males ages 25-44.  Out of the 63,632 overdose deaths reported in 2016, 66% were opioid related.  “No area of the United States is exempt from this epidemic—we all know a friend, family member, or loved one devastated by opioids,” said CDC Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, M.D. “All branches of the federal government are working together to reduce the availability of illicit drugs, prevent deaths from overdoses, treat people with substance-use disorders, and prevent people from starting using drugs in the first place.”

The report also found that overall drug overdose death rates increased by 21.5 percent.

IMF is mixed into counterfeit opioid and benzodiazepine pills, heroin, and cocaine, likely contributing to increases in overdoses involving these other substances.

Research found that there is the continued need for public health and law enforcement to work together in preventing overdose deaths and taking action to:

The information from the  is what cities across America have all found.  The opioid crisis needs to be hit at every level, from every side, in every city through preventive measures such as education to proper treatment programs and rehabilitation facilities that can support every person that has become addicted to any form of opioid.  It has become a priority among city officials, government officials, law enforcement, education programs targeting the use and supply of Narcan, health professionals and prescription guidelines, schools on all levels, and individuals doing their part to combat this epidemic killing thousands of people every year. 

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