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People who die each day from opioid-related drug overdoses
Percentage of opioid deaths involving benzodiazepines
People treated each day in emergency rooms for opioid misuse
Cost of the opioid epidemic in 2015
Council of Economic Advisors - Nov. 2017
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You’ve probably heard of AmeriCorps. The national service organization has 300,000 members who work on programs ranging from education programming to disaster relief, like during Hurricane Harvey and the Northern California wildfires. They even build houses and connect veterans to social services.
But in 2017, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – which administers national service programs ...
Over 900 Coloradans were killed by drug overdoses in 2016, marking the 13th time in the past 15 years the state topped its previous record for overdose fatalities.
Forty of those deaths took place in Pueblo County, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: the sixth highest number of fatalities of any county in the state despite ...