Heroin Overdoses in Maryland in 2012

There were 378 heroin related deaths that occurred in the US State of Maryland in 2012. The number of heroin overdoses was 54 percent higher than the 245 deaths recorded in 2011.

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The total number of alcohol and drug related deaths in the state in 2012 was 761, up from the 663 deaths in 2011.

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Source:  Associated Press, “Heroin deaths up 54 percent from 2011 to 2012 in Maryland,” Washington Post, July 10, 2013.