Local NewsEnding Addiction as Overdose Deaths Soar

Ending Addiction as Overdose Deaths Soar


After support from a local addiction advocate, two people share their path to recovery

The number of overdose deaths in Oregon last year jumped 57% over what was already a record-breaking year. About half of the 745 Oregonians who died from an unintentional overdose were on fentanyl, according to preliminary data from the Oregon Health Authority…

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