Prevent Overdose Deaths Infographic

Infographic Description

Despite progress, drug overdose deaths continue to impact our nation.

  • The majority involved a prescription or illicit opioid.
  • Taking more than one drug at the same time can increase overdose risk.
  • Nearly 71,000 drug overdose deaths in 2019.

Not all overdoses have to end in death.

Everyone has a role to play.

  • Learn about the risks of opioids.
  • Learn about naloxone, its availability, and how to use it.
  • Help people struggling with opioid use disorder to find the right care and treatment.