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Minneapolis first responders seeing 8 overdoses per day, city says

Minneapolis issued an alert last week after responding to “several overdoses” in less than 24 hours on Thursday, including three separate overdose deaths. According to...

‘Rise in fentanyl’: Minnesota reports record overdose deaths in 2021 

Minnesota experienced a record number of drug overdoses in 2021, according to a Department of Health report released Thursday. There were 1,286 overdose deaths reported...

DEA warns law enforcement to prepare for surge in ‘mass-overdose events’...

(Daily Caller News Foundation) — Amid an epidemic of overdose deaths caused largely by fentanyl, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is warning state, local...

U.S. drug overdoses broke a record last year amid lockdowns

New CDC data reveal that more than 93,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, up 31 percent from 2019, when 71,000 were reported. "This...

Minnesota experienced ‘staggering’ number of overdoses amid pandemic

Overdose deaths increased by 27% from 2019 to 2020, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Monday. According to MDH’s preliminary report, overall overdoses went from...