Rural Drug Measures
And Jim Carroll, director of the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy, points to a CDC study showing that drug overdose deaths in the country dropped for the first time since 1990. “We have a reduction in the total number of fatal overdoses, regardless of the drug being used. With almost 200 Americans dying every day, a 5 percent reduction is more Americans that are saved, it’s more children back home with their parents, more loved ones who can be surrounded. We still have a long way to go.” But progress being made.