Drug related deaths in Finland increase by 25% in one year

The number of drug related deaths in Finland increased from 200 to 261 between 2017 and 2018 according to Statistics Finland. Most deaths were recorded as accidental and most involved multiple substances. Drug related deaths recorded as suicides also increased. The rate of drug related deaths in Finland is now 4.7 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Source: https://www.helsinkitimes.fi/finland/finland-news/domestic/17109-number-of-drug-related-deaths-jumps-by-over-25-in-finland.html