The New York Crisis on overdose level continues to rise.
New York Crisis on Overdose Level At Its Highest Peek
According to ABC News , the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says the New York Crisis on the overdose level increase in the City reached its historic heights.
The data shows that the New York Crisis on overdose increased on 2022, with a tally of 3026 death, the highest peek since 2000.
The report also found out that Black and Latino New Yorkers, as well as Adults ages 55 to 64 has the highest rates of death in the New York Crisis on overdose.
This New York crisis is killing a New Yorker every 3 hours, said Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan.
In the reports of NYC Health regarding the New York Crisis, Health Commissioner Dr. Vasan said that one out of four New Yorkers dies from this New York Crisis Overdose, affecting each individual and family in the city.
Dr. Vasan shared that simple steps such as training in using and recognizing signs of overdose and seeking support and treatment can help lessen the New York Crisis on overdose rise.
Overdose prevention programs were also spread citywide, whose goal is to reduce overdose deaths by 25% by the year 2025, preventing the New York Crisis on overdose from increasing further.