Prescription Drug Safety & Overdose Prevention

Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition
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Who We Are

We are a community-based coalition that serves to prevent prescription drug related addiction and overdose deaths through community education, policy change, and advocacy.

Prevention Initiatives

In Contra Costa County

53,889 of people ages 12 and older misused opioids in 2016

82 overdose deaths in 2018​

641,374  Opioid Prescriptions in 2018

86 Opioid Overdose Hospitalizations in 2018

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