By TERRY SHERIDAN | WSHU PUBLIC RADIO
Photo by RENO BERANGER / PIXABAY
This year the total number of deaths by drug overdose in the US dropped for the first time since 1990. That’s because the number of deaths by prescription opioid painkillers also dropped. But fatal ODs linked to fentanyl and methamphetamine are on the rise. What’s being done in our region to stop this trend?
Rep. Themis Klarides, Minority Leader, Connecticut House of Representatives
Steve Hamm, Reporter, Connecticut Health I-Team
Regan Moriarty, Director of Clinical Services, Wellmore Behavioral Health