NEWS BRIEFS: Opioid-related deaths decrease in 2017

NNSL- June 24, 2018

NWT New statistics show there was one opioid overdose in the NWT in 2017, a decrease from five-people who died the year before.The single death suggests the rate of overdoses in the territory are at 2.2 deaths per 100,000 people. According to numbers from the GNWT Department of Health and Social Services, between 2015 and…

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