from ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIAThis multi-platform series seeks to explain the impact of opioid use, tell stories of those affected, and highlight local solutions that aim to reduce the negative effect of this type of addiction.We want to hear from you
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Since June of 2017, there have been 3,891 suspect opioid deaths in Arizona.Since June of 2017, there have been 32,522 suspect opioid overdoses in Arizona.Since June of 2017, there have been 67,877 naloxone doses dispensed in Arizona.Since June of 2017, there have been 1,183 diagnoses of neonatal abstinence syndrome in Arizona.Source: Arizona Department of Health Services