2021 data shows 13.55% increase in overdose deaths in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (ARC) — The addiction crisis continues to impact Kentucky communities. Preliminary data from the CDC indicates that 2,391 Kentuckians died due to drug overdoses in 2021, a 13.55% increase from the state’s 2,104 overdose deaths in 2020. “With fentanyl continuing to dominate the drug supply, now is a scary and dangerous time to […]