Drug Overdoses in NM Increased in 2020

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Drug overdose deaths in New Mexico in 2020 increased by 25 percent from the previous year, continuing a trend seen before the pandemic. Increased abuse of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl pumped up the number of overdose deaths to 721 in 2019, up from 574 in 2019, the Albuquerque Journal reported.The […]

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