The Northerner

NKU helps fight opioid addiction in Owen County

Data sourced from Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Rachel Smith, Reporter

September 11, 2019

According to a 2019 study conducted by the National Safety Council, Kentucky ranks fifth in states with the highest rate of preventable deaths, the leading cause being officially labeled as poisoning—which is comprised mostly of overdoses.

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

NKU's Health Innovation Center.

Northerner Staff

November 27, 2018

Northern Kentucky’s opioid overdose rates were among some of the highest in the state last year.

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