Overdose Deaths Among Adolescents - Georgia, 2019-2021 2022

"In Georgia, from 2019 to 2021, drug overdose deaths increased by 61% and fentanyl-involved overdose deaths increased by 230%, representing 2,404 and 1,294 lives lost respective in 2021." Overdose deaths among adolescents (persons aged 10-19 years) increased 800%

Drug Surveillance Unit, Epidemiology Section, Division of Health Protection, Georgia Department of Public Health. (2022). Overdose Deaths Among Adolescents - Georgia, 2019-2021. https://dph.georgia.gov/epidemiology/drug-surveillance-unit