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Accidental overdoses rise in ACT

Category: Capital Radio News

The number of Canberrans dying from unintentional overdoses has jumped by 22 per cent in five years.

There has been a rise in the number of deaths linked to the use of multiple drugs, including benzodiazepines and stimulants.

A report by the Penington Institute shows accidental overdoses in the ACT have tripled in the past decade.

 

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