WCRI's opioid study, Interstate Variations in Use of Opioids, 4th Edition, was cited in a new report released today by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) titled Opioid-related Overdose Deaths in Massachusetts by Industry and Occupation, 2011-2015.

Using available death certificate data, DPH analyzed 4,302 opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts from 2011 to 2015 by industry and occupation to understand whether work, and specifically work-related injuries, might have contributed to opioid use disorders.

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