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The Growing Threat of Xylazine and its Mixture with Illicit Drugs

SAMHSA Announces National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Results Detailing Mental Illness and Substance Use Levels in 2021

2021 National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Releases

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 2001–2021

FDA Announces Preliminary Assessment that Certain Naloxone Products Have the Potential to be Safe and Effective for Over-the-Counter Use

FCC Designates 988 As A Nationwide Mental Health Crisis And Suicide Prevention Number

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Statewide Public Health Advisory Following Press Conference and Agency Roundtable in Gadsden County

ONE PILL CAN KILL: Attorney General Moody Issues Emergency Rule Outlawing Eight Deadly Synthetic Opioids

Health Care District’s Clinics Offer Patients Free Grab-And-Go Narcan To Save Lives From An Overdose.

FDA Approves Higher Dosage of Naloxone Nasal Spray to Treat Opioid Overdose

Law enforcement seizures of pills containing fentanyl increased dramatically between 2018-2021

Percentage of overdose deaths involving methadone declined between January 2019 and August 2021

Suicides by drug overdose increased among young people, elderly people, and Black women, despite overall downward trend

Offering buprenorphine medication to people with opioid use disorder in jail may reduce rearrest and reconviction

Emergency department-administered, high-dose buprenorphine may enhance opioid use disorder treatment outcomes

White House Releases 2022 National Drug Control Strategy that Outlines Comprehensive Path Forward to Address Addiction and the Overdose Epidemic

Attorney General Moody Warns of New Deadly-Synthetic Opioid More Powerful Than Fentanyl

Attorney General Moody Releases Fast Facts on Fentanyl to Educate Parents About the Dangers of Synthetic Opioids


The Florida Overdose Data to Action (FL-OD2A) program is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.