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Opioid Prescriptions, Overdose Deaths Fall in Marin

San Rafael, CA – Doctors and other clinicians in Marin County are writing fewer prescriptions for opioid pain killers and subsequently seeing fewer opioid overdoses, according to new findings from Marin County Public Health.

Opioid prescribing in Marin has decreased 48 percent since 2014, when safe prescribing was made a local public health priority. By 2018, there were 28 fatal drug overdoses countywide.Read the Full Story

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