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Suicide Statistics

Prescription Opiates (opioids) are involved in at least 50% of all drug-related suicides. 

Suicide Facts at a Glance (CDC Summer 2010)


2009 Marks Colorado's Highest Suicide Rate in More Than 20 Years (COOCP September 7, 2010)


For more information on drug-related suicides please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at:


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