Sierra County Third In Overdose Deaths

By: GPK Media

New Mexico received 10 out of 10 possible indicators of promising strategies to help curb prescription drug abuse, according to a new Trust for American’s Health (TFAH) report. New Mexico and Vermont are the only two states nationwide scoring the highest, with a 10. Nationally, 28 states and Washington, D.C. scored six or less. “The report reflects the hard work New Mexico Department of Health and its partners are putting into combating the state’s prescription drug abuse problem,” said Department of Health Cabinet Secretary, Retta Ward, MPH. “There is clearly still work to do, but initiatives aimed at preventing drug overdose deaths appear to be working.”……