Opioid overdose deaths rise during pandemic

Fatalities up 5 percent amid isolation and disruption of services

DEATHS FROM OPIOID OVERDOSES increased in Massachusetts during the pandemic, after three years of a steady decline.  The rise in deaths is an alarming sign and one that experts say is likely indicative of the harmful impacts the pandemic is having on people with substance use disorder.   “The way we looked at it is we had(...)

Read More »