Washington’s Juvenile Rehabilitation Opioid Use Disorder Programs Among Best in Nation

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March 1, 2023

Fentanyl overdoses are a leading cause of drug overdose deaths in the United States. In Washington State, overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids (mostly fentanyl) have increased 10-fold over the past five years. In 2021, approximately 3 in 4 opioid overdose deaths involved synthetic opioids.