Ohio’s Oxy addicts mostly white men: study

White men have the highest death rates from unintentional opioid poisoning, according to the Ohio Department of Health. The Dayton Daily News reports that Montgomery County, Ohio has the highest rate of accidental prescription drug overdose deaths in the state, which itself has a death rate higher than the national average.

Read Watchdog’s prior coverage of Ohio’s Oxy problem here, here, and here.

About Erin Marie Daly

I’m a freelance journalist based in San Francisco. My book on prescription drug and heroin addiction was published in August 2014 by Counterpoint Press.
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