Opioid Overdoses Still on the Rise, CDC Reports

March 14, 2018

Despite increasing actions to combat the opioid crisis, overdoses rose 30 percent in all parts of the country from July 2016 through September 2017, according to a March 6 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

According to the CDC’s National Syndromic Surveillance Program, opioid overdoses increased in 52 states for:


The CDC recommends that health professionals:


View the full report.