Georgia's drug overdose deaths: 2014

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia is feeling the deadly impact of drug abuse. Experts warn that poor practices by prescribers can push the toll higher. This map shows overdoses from illegal and prescription drugs. Click on each county in the map below for details regarding the estimated age-adjusted death rate and county population. Learn more about age-adjusted rates

» Story: Warnings missed for years in case of doctor accused in drug deaths 

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» Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

-- Data visualization by Mandi Albright, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution