Recent overdoses show a concerning trend in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. A concerning trend is taking shape in Lincoln. Over the last week police have filed at least six overdose reports and since just April 1st LPD’s crime tracking website shows that officers have responded to at least 23 overdoses.

According to the national institute on drug abuse in 2017 alone 152 Nebraskans died from drug overdoses and their statistics also show that the death rate from overdoses is rising rapidly in Nebraska.