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In 35 States, Young People Are Dying From Drug Overdoses at Double the Rate

November 19, 2015
by Mattie Quinn
Governing Magazine

In every single state, the rate of young people dying from drug overdoses increased in the past decade, according to a report released Thursday by Trust for America’s Health. In the past 12 years, the overdose rate for people ages 12 to 25 has more than doubled in 35 states and quadrupled in five.

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