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May 7, 2015
DDAP and Health Release Joint Statement on PA Coroners’ Overdose Death Statistics Report
Harrisburg, PA –
The Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) today issued a joint statement about the Pennsylvania Coroner’s Association report issued yesterday on Overdose Death Statistics for 2014.
According to the report, in 2014 nearly 2,489 individuals have died as a result of drug-related overdose deaths, showing a 20 percent increase from the prior year.