On Saturday afternoon in Dayton, a man’s body was found in the 2900 block of Kingston Avenue. When medics arrived, he was already deceased due to a presumed drug overdose, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.
Deaths increased in all races, ethnicities and age groups, with adults 45 to 54 having the highest fatal OD rate, the data show.
President Donald Trump pledged on the campaign trail that addicts would get the services they need. Robbins criticized GOP priorities laid out so far this year that she said could do more harm than good.
“I think if we don’t address things now we are looking at some really dark things coming in the future,” she said.
The data in the report showed that fewer people died in 2015 from taking powerful and addictive opioid drugs like oxycodone and hydrocodone.
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