STUDY: Drug overdose deaths up 9% in Arkansas
Published: Mar. 8, 2023 at 8:15 PM CST
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – The fight to combat drug overdoses in the Natural State continues.
According to a study from QuoteWizard, overdose deaths increased in Arkansas by 9% in 2021.
The company found 621 people died of an overdose in the last 12 months.
The study went on to say overdose deaths nationwide have risen more than 50% since 2019, and opioids account for nearly 70% of overdose deaths.
You can read more about the study by clicking here.
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