The epidemic before the pandemic: Overdoses in the United States


(WEHT) – August is Overdose Awareness Month. In 2019, the CDC says more than 70,000 people in the United States died from an overdose. The CDC also says Vanderburgh County is among counties across the country with a high rate of opioid prescriptions. Eyewitness News Noah Alatza talked to family safety expert Rania Mankarious on Saturday about the epidemic before the pandemic.

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