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City of Philadelphia opioid-related reports

The following reports present additional information on the City's opioid crisis, as well as its efforts to reverse the effects opioids have had on our community. Learn more about how the City is combating the opioid epidemic.

Name Description Released Format
Free Lunch? Drug Marketing Through Gifts of Meals to Physicians in Philadelphia PDF This report describes the marketing of drugs to doctors by pharmaceutical manufacturers through the use of meals, one of several ways that these companies encourage physicians to prescribe their medicines. February 4, 2020
Opioid Misuse and Overdose Report (February 2020) PDF February 2020 status report February 26, 2020
Chart, Volume 4, No. 3 PDF Statistics and trends on fatal drug overdoses in Philadelphia through 2018 May 16, 2019
Chart, Volume 4, No. 2 PDF Statistics and trends on stimulant prescribing and stimulant-related deaths in Philadelphia May 15, 2019
Chart Volume 3, No. 1 PDF Statistics on fatal drug overdoses in Philadelphia in 2017 September 12, 2018
Chart Volume 2, No. 9 PDF Statistics on prescription opioid and benzodiazepine use in Philadelphia 2017 June 6, 2018
Chart Volume 2, No 7 PDF Statistics on 2016 overdoses from opioids in Philadelphia June 6, 2018
Chart Volume 1, No. 1 PDF Statistics on the opioid overdose epidemic in Philadelphia June 6, 2018
City of Philadelphia Report on Exploratory Site Visits for Comprehensive User Engagement Sites (CUES) PDF Task force report on CUES June 6, 2018
Supervised Consumption Facilities – Review of the Evidence PDF Study commissioned by the City of Philadelphia June 6, 2018