Opioid-Related Mortalities Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic
Read the articles below to see how COVID-19 has impacted the opioid epidemic.
Reports of increases in opioid-related overdose during COVID pandemic
As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues, so does the nation’s opioid epidemic.
Opioid overdoses in Michigan surge during the COVID-19 pandemic
From April to June 2020, EMS responses for opioid overdose in Michigan were 26 percent higher than the same period in 2019, according to statewide statistics compiled by MDHHS.