Posts Tagged ‘Substance Use Disorder’

Overdose Rates Continue to Climb: Two Actions for Physicians

The opioid epidemic in Montgomery County and across the region has intensified since the start of the COVID-19  pandemic, with overdoses and deaths spiking. In Maryland, overdose deaths increased 18% from 2019 to 2020. Provisional data from the CDC’s National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) projects another year-over-year increase of 4% in Maryland. In D.C., overdose…

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