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Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center

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Orono, ME

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This report documents suspected and confirmed fatal and nonfatal drug overdoses in Maine during April 2023 as well as for the period January 2022–April 2023. During April 2023, the proportion of fatal overdoses averaged 7.3% of total overdoses. Monthly proportions of 2023 fatalities have fluctuated from a low of 4.5% in March to a high of 7.3% in April. During the period January–April 2023, fatal overdoses comprised 6.1% of all overdoses, slightly lower than the 6.8% for 2022.


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