Drug overdoses decrease in Trumbull County

The Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board reports that there were 108 overdoses in April

TRUMBULL CO., Ohio (WYTV) – New numbers released this week show that drug overdoses in Trumbull County are still high, but have decreased from earlier in the year.

The Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board reports that there were 106 overdoses in May and 108 in April. That’s considerably lower than the 189 in March, but still more than the 45 in February and 73 in January.

The latest number of overdose deaths so far this year — as of April 25 — is 37. There was a total of 106 deaths in 2016.

33 WYTV News reached out to the Trumbull County coroner for the latest overdose data, but we’re still waiting for a response.