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Synthetic opioids drive record-high surge in fatal overdoses

30 August 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day, tomorrow on 31 August, is an opportunity for people across the globe to reflect on the many lives being destroyed by opioids, and the grief of their loved ones. Synthetic opioids are driving a record-high surge in fatal overdoses. With deaths caused by opioid misuse climbing to greater than 92,000[i] last year, it’s more important than ever to consider how we can prevent more broken lives.