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Baltimore County releases opioid overdose data dashboard

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced the release of a new data dashboard displaying detailed information about fatal and nonfatal opioid overdose incidents occurring in Baltimore County. “Every opioid overdose death is the tragic loss of a loved one. We hope this latest dashboard not only provides residents with access to this critical information, but also informs our …


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Opioid, heroin, and fentanyl-related deaths continued to decline in 2nd quarter

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) has released its 2019 second quarter report, which shows that Maryland has experienced its first six-month decline in the total number of opioid-related fatalities in at least a decade. Release of the report comes during National Recovery Month, a time to raise awareness of substance use disorders and …