How many people die every year/day from drugs?

In 2017, 70,237 Americans died of drug overdoses. That’s 192 people dying every day. In addition, more than 20 people have recently died from vaping nicotine and/or marijuana. Health experts are trying to find out what is causing the deaths, but teens are advised to stop vaping until we know more. All of these deaths are felt by countless mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, family, and friends. What do you think we can together do to help save lives and prevent more suffering?