Overdose deaths rise during COVID-19 pandemic in Alaska

According to national data from the ‘State of Alaska Epidemiology’ report, unintentional drug overdose deaths were higher in 2020 compared with 2019 and 2018. Overdose rates were highest among men and among people aged between 25 and 44 years old.

Source: https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2020/12/23/overdose-deaths-in-alaska-have-been-on-the-rise-since-the-pandemic-began-report-says/