Drug overdose deaths highest among Black men and women in the US

Drug overdose deaths among Black men and women have increased more than in other major ethnic and racial groups in the US. Between 2015 and 2020, overdose death rates among Black men increased by 213% and by 144% among Black women. Overdose rates among White men increased by 69% over the same time.

Source: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2022/01/19/recent-surge-in-u-s-drug-overdose-deaths-has-hit-black-men-the-hardest/