February 23, 2023
Pennsylvania saw encouraging signs as the state’s drug overdose deaths appeared to decline during 2022, according to the latest data from the CDC’s National Vital Statistics System.
The CDC’s provisional overdose data offered a mixed national picture, with some states seeing increases in overdose deaths and others seeing significant declines.
Here’s what you need to know:
HAP and Pennsylvania’s hospitals are dedicated to addressing the opioid epidemic and the emerging behavioral health crisis across the commonwealth. This includes a focus on expanding behavioral health services so that Pennsylvanians can access care when and where they need it. Learn more about our behavioral health advocacy.
The CDC’s provisional report is available online.
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