Press Releases 2018

September

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

CDC provides new funds to battle the opioid overdose epidemic

Enhancing state, territorial, tribal, and non-governmental capacity to prevent opioid overdoses


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System now includes all 50 states

CDC announced today new state grants for the NVDRS. A total of $3.2 million in FY 2018 funds will go to 10 new states to become part of NVDRS.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

CDC Releases Guideline to Improve Care of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

New recommendations help healthcare providers diagnose and manage mild traumatic brain injury


June

THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018

Suicide rates rising across the U.S.

Comprehensive prevention goes beyond a focus on mental health concerns


March

THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2018

U.S. drug overdose deaths continue to rise; increase fueled by synthetic opioids


TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018

Emergency Department Data Show Rapid Increases in Opioid Overdoses

Wake-up call to the fast-moving opioid overdose epidemic

June

THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report – Suicide Prevention

Nearly 45,000 deaths by suicide in 2016: What can be done to prevent suicides?


March

TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report – Opioid Overdoses

How can health departments respond to the 30% increase in Emergency Department visits for suspected opioid overdoses?


February

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

CDC releases report to Congress detailing the impact of traumatic brain injury on children, families