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U.S. Stats

 In 2020, 91,799 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States. The age-adjusted rate of overdose deaths increased by 31% from 2019 (21.6 per 100,000) to 2020 (28.3 per 100,000).

  • Opioids—mainly synthetic opioids (other than methadone)—are currently the main driver of drug overdose deaths. 82.3% of opioid-involved overdose deaths involved synthetic opioids.

  • Opioids were involved in 68,630 overdose deaths in 2020 (74.8% of all drug overdose deaths).

  • Drug overdose deaths involving psychostimulants such as methamphetamine are increasing with and without synthetic opioid involvement.

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CT Stats

In Connecticut, residents are more likely to die from unintentional drug overdose than a motor vehicle accident. The majority of these deaths are linked to overdose of prescription opioid painkillers and illicit opioids. In 2020, 1,359 accidental intoxication deaths occurred in CT. There was an increase of 13.3% in drug overdose by December 2020 compared to the previous year prior. 

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Bristol Stats

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