[Carolina Public Press] Increase in meth deaths outpacing growth in opioid-related fatalities in NC

Last month the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office announced a series of drug seizures that netted 30 arrests, including a number in which methamphetamine was a factor, alongside heroin, opioid pain pills, cocaine and marijuana, according to the Wilkes Journal Patriot. Many headlines about the dangers of drug addiction in recent months have focused on heroin…