Prescription Drugs Involved in 57% of Overdose Deaths in Orange County, Sheriff’s Department Report Finds
Prescription drug overdoses in Orange County more than doubled in the past 13 years, according to a recent Orange County Sheriff's Department report. In 2012, 57% of overdose deaths in the county involved prescription drugs, such as Codeine, Oxycontin and Vicodin.
- "Report: Prescription Drugs Cause More Than Half O.C. Overdose Deaths" (Hernandez, Orange County Register, 9/12).