Baltimore, MD identifies drug overdose demographics and trends with new dashboard
Baltimore, MD Drug Overdose Dashboard Trends Demographics
The dashboard's main page provides an overview of fatal and suspected nonfatal overdoses in recent years. A trends section compares drug overdose deaths in the city to state and federal data from 1999 to 2020. Health officials published findings on the most common groups and substances involved in overdose deaths. Additional dashboard features include a Science of Addiction section, treatment resources, and tips for naloxone administration.
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Two decades of overdose data helps the Baltimore City Health Department understand drug use trends to shape treatment programs.
Baltimore City Health Department Announces Public Dashboard Tracking Opioid Overdoses | Baltimore City Health Department
Baltimore, MD— On Monday, the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) announced the launch of a public dashboard to track and report data on opioid overdoses in Baltimore City. The dashboard includes data from 1999 through 2020– the last year for which finalized data is available.
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