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.

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