Unintentional Overdose Deaths

Warren County has seen a tremendous spike in unintentional overdose deaths over the past few years. The vast majority of those are opiate related, meaning pharmaceuticals, or more likely, heroin. In calendar years 2013 and 2014, unintentional overdose deaths rose 50% each year. As of this writing, the county is on track for a possible 100% increase in calendar year 2015.