Opioid-related deaths decreased in the NWT in 2017

by - June 19, 2018

New statistics from the GNWT Department of Health and Social Services indicate one person died from an opioid overdose in the territory in 2017, a decrease from 2016. Five people died of opioid overdoses in 2016. The single death suggests the rate of overdoses in the territory are at 2.2 deaths per 100,000 people. According…

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