Overdose deaths in Manchester up 13% year-to-date
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Statistics show that while the overall number of overdoses in New Hampshire’s two largest cities is trending downward, the number of fatal overdoses in Manchester are up 13% compared to a year ago.
Nashua opioid overdose deaths are down 24% over the last year.
“Now seven months through 2019 we continue to get a better picture of 2019,” wrote Chris Stawasz, regional director of American Medical Response (AMR), in an email. “Opioid overdose deaths continue to be trending down in Nashua and up in Manchester.”