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Drug overdose deaths

To prevent or reduce substance use among youth and adults, we provide an array of behavioral health services for our residents.

106,699
Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2021
The rate of drug overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone increased 22%, while the
rate of deaths involving heroin declined 32% between 2020 and 2021.
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1,762
Drug overdose deaths in Santa Clara County in the past five years
Out of those deaths, there were 396 drug overdose deaths reported in 2023 alone.
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216
Fentanyl deaths in Santa Clara County in 2023
Fentanyl related deaths have been rising in our County, with more than 15 times in fentanyl deaths since 2018.
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