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By On April 3rd, 2018

Getting High to Die

The connection between death by opioid overdose and suicide by opioid overdose is a growing concern. Maria Oquendo, MD, the immediate past president of the American Psychiatric Association puts suicide by opioid overdose as between 25 and 45% of the deaths by overdose. Dr. Oquendo points to one study of overdoses which identified that 46%…

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