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Non-Fatal Overdose Emergency Visits Up 4.3% For All Drugs & 3.1% For All Opioids Between 2016 & 2017

News | June 29, 2020

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Between 2016 and 2017, the estimated number of emergency department visits for non-fatal overdoses rose by 4.3%, from 921,337 visits in 2016 to 967,615 visits in 2017. The rate rose from 287.9 per 100,000 population in 2016 to 300.2 per 100,000 population in 2017. The rate of non-fatal overdose emergency department visits rose for all…

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