America’s Drug Overdose Holocaust

CDC data for 2022

This is CDC data for 2022. Some of the numbers could still rise as states send in more data.

About 100k Americans are died of an unintentional drug/alcohol overdose in 2022. This is over double the number in 2015 and over triple the number in 2012. Drug overdoses are surging very fast in the USA right now.


These are national rates by race for 2022:

American Indian: 59.3 per 100k
Black: 46.4 per 100k
White: 31.2 per 100k
Latino: 21.4 per 100k
Pacific Islander: 18.0 per 100k
Asian: 4.7 per 100k

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