Opioid overdoses declining but numbers still high

BRADENTON — The crisis is not considered over.

Opioid-related overdoses and deaths, which made Manatee County infamous a few years ago, are significantly down thanks to a united front involving law enforcement, paramedics, hospitals, addiction treatment facilities and others. Yet those authorities still consider the numbers to be unacceptably high.

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