Drug overdose deaths up for 11th consecutive year

Underscoring the urgency and importance of the Task Force’s programs is this article from the Lake County News Sun. This is a troubling development for the state and the region.

CHICAGO— Drug overdose deaths rose for the 11th straight year, federal data show, and most of them were accidents involving addictive painkillers despite growing attention to risks from these medicines. For the rest of the article go here