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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.

106 Lost to

In 2023 we lost 106 SLO County residents to overdose. Although that was a decrease from 2021’s loss of 123 residents, it was an increase from 2022 (103 deaths).

3 out of 4
Involved Opioids

Three out of four overdoses in 2021 involved opioids.