Wales Battles Rising Opioid Fatalities, Reports Highlight Growing Naloxone Use to Combat Crisis

Wrexham, Wales — Opioid-related fatalities now top the list of substance-linked deaths in Wales, according to recent data from Public Health Wales. The data shows a concerning record of 125 deaths linked to the use of opioids in the 2022-2023 window, underlining a persistent drug crisis in the region. Heroin and morphine were responsible for … Read more

Rising Toll of Opioid Crises in Wales Offset by Increased Naloxone Deployment

Cardiff, Wales – Opioids continue to be the leading cause of drug-related deaths in Wales, with the number reaching new highs in the 2022-23 period, according to the latest report from Public Health Wales. The data reveals that 125 opioid-related fatalities occurred last year, surpassing deaths from any other substances. Heroin and morphine were the … Read more

Surge in Opioid-Related Deaths in Wales Countered by Increased Naloxone Use

Cardiff, Wales — In the ongoing battle against drug misuse, Wales has reported a distressing increase in opioid-related deaths, marking the deadliest year on record for such substances. Data from Public Health Wales highlights the formidable challenge the nation faces, with opioids dominating the statistics for drug misuse deaths throughout 2022 and 2023. Opioids, including … Read more