Document Type



Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Conference Title

Oklahoma Research Day

City and State

Weatherford, Oklahoma

Conference Date

Mar 08, 2019

Publication Date



The issue of opioid overdose has become a national crisis and is receiving a lot of attention in the media. In the state of Oklahoma, 388 people died from opioid overdose in 2017. Nationally, there were over 47,600 opioid-related drug overdose deaths in 2017.



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