Preventing Drug Overdose, Saving Lives

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“We are used to hearing about drug overdoses in the context of fast-lane inhabiting film and music stars. But in fact, deaths from drug overdoses have been rising and have reached crisis levels in our country. A newly-released report by the Drug Policy Alliance documents the extent of the problem: drug overdose is now the second-leading cause of accidental death in America, surpassing firearms-related deaths. And it’s not just young people who are dying of overdoses: overdose is the number-one injury-related killer among adults aged 35-54.”

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