Opioid-related deaths decreased in the NWT in 2017

New statistics from the GNWT Department of Health and Social Services indicate one person died from an opioid overdose in the territory in 2017, a decrease from 2016. Five people died of opioid overdoses in 2016. The single death suggests the rate of overdoses in the territory are at 2.2 deaths per 100,000 people. According...