24 News | Overdose Death Toll Shows One-Year Decrease in Lucas County

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TOLEDO, OHIO (WNWO)– People are still dying from overdoses in Lucas County, but that rate is slowing down. The coroner’s office said in the past, there was a 75% increase in the amount of deaths.

More Naloxone is available and there are more hospital beds for treatment.

People are also helping erase the stigma behind getting help and there’s also more resources available for the public to help out.

Written by Toi Creel
Content from nbc24.com

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