G&G News – Opioid seminar aimed at preventing hotel overdose deaths
STERLING HEIGHTS — Anti-drug activist Mark Kilgore knows the statistics prove that opioid abuse and overdose deaths have skyrocketed over the past two decades in Michigan.
In 1999, the state had 99 opioid overdose deaths; in 2016, there were 1,731, he said.
“It’s higher than that now,” he said. “So to me, that shows this is a public health problem.”