NC STATEWIDE OVERDOSE SURVEILLANCE REPORTS FOR JANUARY 2021

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated provisional data on opioid-related overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department visits reports (NC DETECT), this update includes data from 2021.

 

Overdose Involving Medication or Drugs with Dependency Potential

There were 1,231 overdose ED visits this January involving medication or drugs with dependency potential compared to 1,022 this time last year (Jan 2020).

 

Opioid Overdose

There were 727 opioid overdose ED visits this January compared to 541 this time last year (Jan 2020).

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