From Frankfort

Kentucky Office of Drug Control says drug overdoses at record high

09/05/2018 07:29 PM

FRANKFORT- As the number of overdose deaths in Kentucky continue to rise the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy is using all available funds to help curb the epidemic. 1,565 Kentuckians died from overdoses in 2017, the highest number on record. 52 percent of those overdoses are from Fentanyl. “That’s almost five people everyday in this commonwealth. In our nation, it’s nearly 200 people everyday. 72,000 Americans lost their lives last year in a totally preventable death.” said Kentucky Office... Read more 

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