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🗞️ Good News: Overdose deaths declined last year

Published 30 days ago • 3 min read

Thursday, May 16, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: Erin Schaff/The New York Times For the first time in five years, overdose deaths dropped in the U.S. in 2023 In 2023, there were an estimated 107,543 drug overdoses, which was down 3% from 2022 with 111,029. While the figures are preliminary, the decline in deaths is expected to hold true. Opioid deaths, particularly fentanyl, fell by 3.7 percent. And...

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