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Press Releases 2017

October

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

CDC Reports Rising Rates of Drug Overdose Deaths in Rural Areas

Drug overdose death rates are higher in rural areas than in urban areas


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017

Americans in rural areas more likely to die by suicide

Suicide rates for rural counties consistently higher than urban counties from 2001-2015


September

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

CDC launches campaign to help states fight prescription opioid epidemic

Rx Awareness: Sharing real stories about the devastation of opioid use disorder and overdose


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Rural Americans less likely to wear seat belts, more likely to die in crashes

Motor-vehicle death risk higher in less urban areas of U.S.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

CDC awards $28.6 million to help states fight opioid overdose epidemic

Support will strengthen state efforts to prevent and track opioid overdoses


July

MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017

CDC awards $12 million to help states fight opioid overdose epidemic

Support will strengthen state efforts to prevent and track opioid overdoses


July

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017

Opioid prescribing is still high and varies widely throughout the U.S.

Half of U.S. counties seeing fewer opioid prescriptions

October

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017

Fentanyl involved in over half of opioid overdose deaths in 10 states

New CDC data system provides unique insights into the evolving illicit opioid crisis


July

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017

Where you live matters: How does opioid prescribing vary across the U.S.?

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