The numbers are almost unbelievable. In 2016, 77 North Dakotans died from overdose. That was up from 20 just three years earlier. The good news is that the number decreased by over 13-percent the following year, but that's still too many.
Kurt Snyder is the executive director at Heartview Foundation, a substance abuse treatment facility in Bismarck and Cando, and is here with us.