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More children under 5 are dying from opioid overdoses, study finds

Mar 12, 2023 05:45AM ● By Content Editor

Photo: Mat Napo

From WCCO New Staff via CBS Minnesota News - March 10, 2023

A new study published Wednesday in the Journal of Pediatrics reveals more children under the age of five are dying from overdosing on opioids.

They also found three-fifths of those deaths happened in a child's home and about a third were supervised by someone other than the biological parent.

To read the full story, visit the CBS Minnesota News site here. 

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