Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 4:32 pm (Updated: September 12, 4:41 pm)
Drug overdose deaths in New Mexico decreased in 2012, but in San Miguel County the number of people who died from overdoses over the same period remained flat.
Department of Health statistics released to the Optic this week show that 12 people died from drug overdoses in San Miguel County in 2012. That’s the same number of people who died of overdoses in the county in 2011 and more than double the number of overdose deaths in the county in 2000.
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