The City’s Response to Opioids

In 2018, Philadelphia saw a modest decrease in overdose deaths — from 1,217 in 2017 to 1,116. Unfortunately, the decrease didn’t start a downward trend. Preliminary estimates from the Department of Public Health suggest overdose deaths in 2019 will end up close to the 2018 number.

https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/opioid-crisis-response-philadelphia-2020-20200125.html

By Staff