Opioid Deaths in Anne Arundel Show Signs of Decline in 2019

AA Overdose Map Jan-April 2019The rate of fatal opioid overdoses in Anne Arundel County has declined in comparison to this time last year. From WBAL:

As of the first week of April, the county is seeing a nearly 25% decrease in the number of total overdoses so far in 2019, compared to the same period in 2018 — 234 compared to 310. And opioid overdose deaths are down as well, by 37% or 37 compared to 59.

For more information:

Opioid-Related Data Sheet (Anne Arundel County Health Department)

Opioid-Related Data Website (Anne Arundel County Health Department)

Anne Arundel County sees decrease in opioid deaths so far in 2019 (WBAL)