Rhode Island has the 7th highest fatal overdose rate in the nation.

80% of new heroin users started by taking prescription opioids.

One quarter of overdose deaths in Rhode Island involve alcohol.

Prescription opioids are a factor in approximately 75% of all overdose deaths.

The average fatal overdose victim is between 40 and 60 years old.

Overdose deaths cost Rhode Island $280 million last year.

More people die in Rhode Island from overdose than from murder, arson, and car crashes combined.

25% of Rhode Islanders are at risk of addiction or overdose.

Most abused opioids come from friends and family.