The Numbers Don't Lie. An Overdose is a Common Way to Die. Explore the data on overdose deaths.

Overdose Data, Prevention & Treatment

Properly prescribed medications can be effective—but like illegal drugs, they can also be abused. Whether produced legally or illegally, stimulants and opioids are dangerous substances, and just a small dose can be deadly under the right circumstances. Explore this website to explore the data as well as strategies for avoiding drug abuse, fentanyl poisoning, and other causes of overdoses, plus strategies and resources for prevention & treatment.

OD Intervention

Accidental drug overdoses are common and deadly. Find out how to address an OD emergency.

Drug Take Back

Take it as prescribed, or take it back! Find out about responsible drug disposal.

Fatal Overdoses

Learn about the many public figures who have fallen victim to a preventable drug overdose.

Mississippi Data

Overdose deaths are more common than ever before. Explore Mississippi’s data on ODs.


Reduce the stigma of substance use disorder by avoiding hurtful language, and choosing the right words.