WLOS Reports: Buncombe County Leads Way in Reducing Opioid Deaths

There has been a recent 5% drop in overdose deaths in Buncombe County, compared to a 40% increase in the state as a whole. Buncombe County’s overall average number of overdose deaths is still higher than the state as a whole. The county’s Community Paramedicine Group has been one of many groups in our county working to decrease overdose deaths.https://wlos.com/news/local/fighting-addiction-buncombe-county-leads-way-in-reducing-opioid-overdose-deaths?fbclid=IwAR0CXAL61qLsCeh1E1WpHAdBkuvMZvOi-kJs0DQsuogZFX69d3zlWXtpEfo