Risk of Suicide, Unintentional Death Soar after Nonfatal Overdose

PSYCHIATRIC NEWS (08/27) – Emergency department patients who survive an opioid overdose are 100 times more likely to die of an unintentional overdose and 18 times more likely to die of suicide within a year than patients who visit the emergency department for other reasons, a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has found. Read more

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