Devastating Statistics

MORE AMERICANS DIED OF DRUG OVERDOSES IN 2016

THAN IN THE ENTIRE VIETNAM WAR

Ohio Ranks

#2

According to  the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ohio Ranks #2 in the nation in drug overdose deaths, followed by West Virginia at #1.


Heroin Overdose

Deaths in Ohio

2001 - 81

2011 - 426

2012 - 697

2013 - 983

2014 - 1,177

2015 - 1,424

2016 - 1,444


(Office of the State Attorney General)


OHIO

YEARLY UNINTENTIONAL DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS

2000 - 411

2010 - 1,544

2011 - 1,764

2012 - 1,914

2013 - 2,110

2014 - 2,482

2015 - 3,310

2016 - 4,149

2017 - 5,232


(Ohio Dept. of Health,

Office of Vital Statistics)

90%

OF ADDICTIONS START IN THEIR TEENS.


OHIO DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS UP

39%

NEARLY TRIPLE THE U.S. AVERAGE.

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EVERYDAY IN OHIO

According to the Ohio Department of Health and the Office of Vital Statistics, EVERYDAY in Ohio 14 people DIE from DRUGS.

AMERICANS

More Americans died of drug overdoses in 2016 than in the

ENTIRE

Vietnam War.

(58,000+ died in the Vietnam War)

EVERYDAY IN THE U.S.


2174 PEOPLE DIE FROM A DRUG OVERDOSE EVERYDAY IN THE UNITED STATES. 

Map

UNITED STATES

YEARLY DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS

2009 - 37,004

2011 - 41,340

2014 - 47,055

2015 - 52,404

2016 - 62,497

2017 - 72,000


(Centers for Disease

Control & Prevention)

2.5 MILLION

GRANDPARENTS IN THE U.S. ARE RAISING GRANDCHILDREN DUE TO ADDICTION/AND OR/LOSS FROM DRUGS.

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NEVER LET GO

MINISTRIES

IS COMMITED TO CHANGING THESE STATISTICS.


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