Updated NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports – August 2020

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

Opioid Overdose:

There were 795 opioid overdose ED visits this August compared to 545 this time last year (August 2019).

Click here for August statewide report update.

Overdose Involving Medication or Drugs with Dependency Potential:

There were 1,395 overdose ED visits this August involving medication or drugs with dependency potential compared to 1,024 this time last year (August 2019).

Click here for August statewide report update.

You May Also Like…

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *