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Maryland Overdose Deaths On The Decline

September 23rd, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The number of overdose deaths in Maryland is on the decline for the first time in more than a decade.  In the first half of 2019, 1,182 people died from drug overdoses. That's down 11.3% from the same period a year ago. Steve Schuh, executive director of the Maryland Department of Health and Opioid Operational Command Center, says there are a number of reasons for the declining numbers…


One Response to “Maryland Overdose Deaths On The Decline”

  1. September 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm, Informed Citizen said:

    Lol The Maryland Department of Health is praising itself for a decline in a problem that is already self-limiting. After years of very high death rates of course the amount will eventually level off. They are already all dead.


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