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Are You Prepared to Respond to a Drug Overdose?

Are You Prepared to Respond to a Drug Overdose?
Posted on 10/23/2019

Unintentional drug overdose continues to be the leading cause of injury-related death in Ohio, even ahead of motor vehicle traffic crashes, according to data provided by the Ohio Department of Health.

It's estimated that unintentional drug overdoses caused the deaths of 2,482 Ohio residents in 2014. This is the highest number of deaths on record from drug overdose and a 17.6 percent increase compared to 2013.

Get Naloxone Now is an online resource to train people to respond effectively to an opioid-associated overdose emergency. Find out how you can contribute to reducing overdose deaths by accessing its online training modules and related information: