Statistics for Prescription Drug overdoses in Utah

Everyone has heard of celebrities checking into rehab facilities or overdosing on prescription pain medications prescribed by their doctors. But what some may not know is that, from the years of 2000-2014, the number of prescription drug overdoses in the state of Utah has increased by a staggering 400%According to the Utah Department of Health, from the years of 2012-2014, at least 24 people died every month from prescription related drug overdoses.