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Opioid Use Slowing But Continues to Take San Diegans’ Lives

| 3:47 PM

Local prescription drug deaths declined in 2018. Deaths due to heroin increased. And fentanyl deaths continued to climb. This is what the County’s 2019 Prescription Drug Abuse Report Card shows regarding the opioid epidemic in the region. The annual report card was released today. The latest report shows 246 San Diegans died from prescription drugs […]


County Unveils Updated Plan to Prevent Opioid Abuse

| 4:19 PM

The County Board of Supervisors today received a comprehensive update on the region’s plan to fight opioid and other prescription drug abuse and the devastating impact the substances are having on San Diegans.