New NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated the provisional data on opioid-related poisoning deaths (NC OCME), and the opioid overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department visits reports (NC DETECT).

Opioid Overdose:

There were 824 opioid overdose ED visits this June compared to 641 this time last year (June 2019).

Click here for June statewide report update.

Overdose Involving Medication or Drugs with Dependency Potential:

There were 1,454 overdose ED visits this June involving medication or drugs with dependency potential compared to 1,145 this time last year (June 2019).

Click here for June statewide report update.

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