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Statistics

Drug-Related
Deaths on the Rise

North America continues to experience the highest drug-related mortality rate in the world, accounting for one in four drug-related deaths globally.

123 Lost to
Overdose

In 2021, SLO County lost 123 residents to overdose, a 40% increase from 2020 (88 deaths) and a 132% increase from 2019 (53 deaths).

3 out of 4
Involved Opioids

Three out of four overdoses in 2021 involved opioids.