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Last Updated: Friday October 29, 2021
(The Washington Post, July 1) The coronavirus pandemic could be behind a recent surge in drug overdoses, according to officials.
Social isolation, along with worries about the economy, played a role in the unfortunate increase.
Nationwide, suspected drug overdoses rose 18% in March, 29% in April and 42% in May when compared to numbers from 2019, according to data from the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program. Read more.
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