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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 June 2023 as well as for the period January 2022–June 2023 (Table 1). During June 2023, the proportion of fatal overdoses averaged 6.0% of total overdoses. Monthly proportions of 2023 fatalities have fluctuated from a low of 4.1% in March to a high of 8.1% in April. During the period January–June 2023, fatal overdoses constituted 6.1% of all overdoses, lower than the 6.7% for January–June 2022.


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