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Penn State projects take on the opioid epidemic | Penn State University
The rate of fatal opioid overdoses in Pennsylvania has increased more than 470 percent over the past two decades, ranking the state eighth in the U.S. for drug-related overdose deaths in 2014. Two new Penn State projects are aiming to educate the public while utilizing partnerships with law enforcement and community organizations to identify and disrupt networks of opioid distribution.