I went to Scotland to try and understand how opioids are killing people more often than even in America
Last year there were 1,187 drug-related deaths in Scotland, a record, and a staggering increase of 27 percent from the year before
Last year there were 1,187 drug-related deaths in Scotland, a record, and a staggering increase of 27 percent from the year before. Overdoses are more common in Scotland, by some measures, than even in the United States. via ⁦
As Scotland’s ‘Trainspotting’ Generation Ages, the Dead Pile Up
Older drug users are more prone to dying, but the pandemic in the US hits young users particularly hard