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Why Opioid Epidemic Is Killing Black Men
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Why Opioid Epidemic Is Killing Black Men

Opioid epidemic and foster care
According to a new study, overdoses amongst Black men have predominantly been responsible for the approximately tenfold rise in opioid mortality among seniors 55 and older.

The latest indication of the evolving demographics of the American drug epidemic is the rise in opioid overdose deaths among older Black men.

A recent study reveals that Black men have had the fastest increase in opioid overdose deaths amongst older individuals in the U.S. This provides additional proof that people of color have been disproportionately harmed by a deadly drug problem that was long thought to primarily afflict white people.

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