Study reveals who is most at risk for opioid overdose

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New data reveals who is most at risk of dying from an opioid overdose.

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center studied 13,000 overdose deaths.

Over 60 percent of people who died from an opioid overdose had been diagnosed with chronic pain and many suffered from a mental health disorder.

About one-third had been diagnosed with a drug use disorder in the past year, but most had dropped out of treatment within a month of their death.