Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 2002-2022


This report analyzes drug overdose death rates over a 20-year period by demographic group and drug type, particularly opioids and stimulants, with a focus on changes from 2021 to 2022, based on data from the National Vital Statistics System.

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Substance Use

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U.S. Opioid Epidemic

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An Introduction to the Opioid and Substance Use Framework
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Published on 05/21/2024