DID YOU KNOW?
(1) The most commonly used illicit drug in CT is marijuana, with usage increasing in recent years. Illicit use of pain relievers is next most common.
(2) "Polypharmacy"--the use of multiple drugs, usually including alcohol, at one time--is particularly dangerous. 92% overdose deaths in Southwest CT involved multiple drugs.
(3) Cocaine use remains flat at about 2% of the population.
(4) Our region is in a "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area" (HIDTA) due to drug corridors.
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