Overdose deaths in North Dakota killed 38 people in 2019. Nationwide 70,630 people died of an overdose in 2019, 70% of those deaths involved an opioid.
Preventable opioid overdose deaths increased 457% since 1999
The opioid epidemic has surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of unintentional
death. Through advocacy and training, we can work together to keep our community safe.
Our trained experts can educate your employees on the signs of opioid drug use, impairment and addiction. The 2-hour course will also cover:
• Steps to take when you suspect opiate usage
• Resources available to assist with intervention
• How to protect yourself when you encounter opioids and paraphernalia
• How to respond in a suspected opioid medical emergency