March 18, 2024
Q4 2023

A partnership between the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) and the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) was established to comprehensively assess the role and prevalence of drugs, adulterants, NPS, and other relevant substances among suspected overdose events in the U.S.

Summary / Key Findings:
  • Results were reported from 17 sites across the United States
  • Geographical differences were observed for opioids, stimulants, NPS, and xylazine, as well as poly-drug use
  • Quantitative results are reported for fentanyl, xylazine, methamphetamine, cocaine, naloxone, and more