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LI data for 2018 show decrease in fatal overdoses

This morning Newsday published some promising news for Long Island’s opioid epidemic. According to writer Michael O’Keeffe:

“Fatal opioid overdoses in Nassau and Suffolk combined fell nearly 24 percent last year, officials
said Tuesday, numbers that suggest more treatment access, beefed-up enforcement and anti-drug programs have put a dent in a Long Island epidemic that has killed thousands since 2010.”

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