North Carolina Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports – March 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).

Overdose Involving Medication or Drugs with Dependency Potential

There were 1,388 overdose ED visits this March involving medication or drugs with dependency potential compared to 1,134 this time last year (March 2020).

Click for full report.

Opioid Overdose

There were 737 opioid overdose ED visits this March compared to 657 this time last year (March 2020).

Click for full report.

You May Also Like…

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.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