Helpful Opioid Resources
Short overview of a good film.
With a population around half a million, opioids have scarred Dayton. In 2017, 577 accidental overdose deaths were recorded, a fourfold increase since 2010 and one of the highest per capita rates nationally. Police departments, emergency rooms and morgues were overwhelmed. The crisis spurred county health officials, city authorities, community groups and law enforcement agencies to cooperate like never before. In 2016 the Community Overdose Action Team (Coat) was created.
Did you know?
More than 72,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2017.
46% of US adults say they have a family member or close friend with substance use disorders.
~ Pew Research Center
There are over 23 million people in long-term recovery!