Officials say opioid ODs down, but spice on the rise

Statistics released Sunday by city fire officials show that while the number of July opioid overdoses are down this month from this time last year, emergency responders are seeing an uptick in prescription and non-opioid drug overdoses — including spice.

According to Chris Hickey, emergency medical services officer and paramedic for the Manchester Fire Department, there were 70 reported opioid-related overdoses in July as of Sunday, including two fatalities. That compares to 81 overdoses and eight fatalities in July 2016. | More…

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