Tag: Opioid abuse

Education program successful in reducing opioid abuse, UNM study shows

Education program successful in reducing opioid abuse, UNM study shows

By Luke Frank | January 07, 2015
New Mexico has the highest rate of opioid drug overdose death in the U.S. Perhaps more sobering, almost every county in New Mexico has a higher drug overdose death rate than the rate for the entire U.S., with Rio Arriba and Mora counties’ overdose death rates at five times the national rate.