Drug overdose is a major health and safety concern.
From 2000 to 2015, over half a million people in the United States died from drug overdose.
Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involved a prescription opioid.
In 2015, Pennsylvania had the 6th highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the country.
In 2016, there were 105 drug-related deaths in Chester County.
In 2017, there were 144 accidental drug overdoses in Chester County.