Overdose Deaths Up 282 Percent

Dec 20, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A new study shows drug overdose deaths in Kentucky rose 282 percent between 2000 and 2010.
 The study announced this week by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center analyzed information from emergency rooms, inpatient hospitalizations and mortality records.
The center is located at the University of Kentucky and is an agent for the Kentucky Department of Public Health.