The number of young people dying from overdose is terrible

August 1, 2016
Ann Arbor Daily News

The increase in youth drug overdose deaths is largely tied to increases in prescription drug misuse and the related doubling in heroin use by 18- to 25-year-olds in the past 10 years, according to the report from Trust for America’s Health. An estimated 45 percent of people who use heroin are also addicted to prescription painkillers.

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