Other opioid-related metrics to watch in Missouri:

Opioid Use in 2016

  • 2.47% of people 12+ reporting drug dependence (1)
  • 4.21% of population 12+ reporting non-medical use of pain relievers (1)

Opioid-related Deaths in 2017

  • 951 Opioid-related deaths in Missouri (3)
  • 1 out of every 65 deaths in Missouri involved opioids(3)

Treatment and Prevention Services

  • Physicians Licensed to Prescribe Buprenorphine (2018)(1): 500 (315 listed online through SAMHSA’s waivered prescriber locator)
  • Facilities Providing Substance Use Disorder Services (2018)(1): 242
  • 607  pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder were served in Missouri Department of Health Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program in 2016 (from 522 in 2015)(4).

References:

  1. Opioid and Health Indicators Database (http://opioid.amfar.org/MO)
  2. Hospital Industry Data Institute
  3.  DHSS – Missouri Opioids Information
  4. Missouri Department of Mental Health

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