Victorian Coroners Court acute drug toxicity data 2017, VAADA Media Release and associated press articles

523 more deaths in Victoria

The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) is gravely concerned regarding the rapid annual increase in fatal overdose since 2010 in light of the 2017 fatal overdose data released by the Victorian Coroners Court today. In the four years from 2013 to 2017, Victoria has seen a 40% percent increase in fatal overdoses and many of these deaths are preventable.

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