Tag: drug overdose

Drug overdose deaths hit record high
The CDC reported that more than 70,000 people in the US died of drug overdoses in 2017, the highest number for any single year in our country’s history. Continue reading

By   /  January 18, 2019

Fentanyl fuels rise in overdoses
Illicitly manufactured fentanyl ranks as the top substance involved in fatal overdoses and it is often mixed with cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. Continue reading

By   /  July 11, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs
New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2017

Top 7 trends at SAPAA
SAPAA helps to drive process forward and keeps our industry educated and informed about drug testing. See this year's most popular topics. Continue reading

By   /  August 30, 2017

Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S.
Deaths caused by drug overdoses have surpassed traffic fatalities as the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Continue reading

By   /  February 10, 2014