WISH: Opioid Module

A Guide to Interpreting Opioid Statistics (P-02084)  (PDF)

  • What are opioids?
  • Where do the data come from?
  • What do the different statistics mean?

View the opioid guide developed by the Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, Office of Health Informatics.


Wisconsin Opioid Overdose Deaths

Opioid overdose deaths have been increasing with a peaks in 2017 and 2019. There were over eight times as many deaths in 2017 as in 2000.

Last Revised: February 8, 2021