Deaths from drugs, alcohol and suicide could hit 1.6M over the next decade, report says

November 21, 2017
by Jayne O'Donnell and Sarah Toy
USA Today

In 2015, there were 39.7 deaths per 100,000 U.S. residents due to drugs, alcohol and suicide compared with 23.1 in 1999 — a whopping increase of 72%. That number could go up to 56 deaths per 100,000 residents in 2025, said the report commissioned by the Trust for America’s Health and the Well Being Trust.

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