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Overdoses and the Black Community

Though it has been rising for more than a decade, the death rate from drug overdoses increased sharply in the U.S. after the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. The data shows that since 2015, the rate of drug overdose deaths among the Black Community have outpaced other groups. According to one study the death rate among Black individuals increased from 24.7 in 2019 to 36.8 in 2020—16.3% higher than among Whites. Click through this site to learn more about overdoses in Mississippi, and what you can do to make Mississippi OD Free among the state’s Black community—and for everyone.

Drug Take Back

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

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OD Intervention

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

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Overdose Deaths

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

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Mississippi Data

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

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