A Middletown councilman suggested not responding to certain calls to where a person who has overdosed multiple times in the past. Councilman Dan Picard wants to instill fear in people who come to Middletown to overdose that maybe no one will respond with Narcan to save your life. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Middletown opioid crisis: 11 staggering numbers for 2017

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$16,000 – The amount of money the city of Middletown has spent for Narcan just in the past two months.

$11,000 – The amount of money the city of Middletown spent for Narcan in 2016.

577 – The number of Middletown EMS runs for a reported opioid overdose made through June 16, 2017

532 - The number of Middletown EMS runs for a reported opioid overdose for all of 2016.

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$600 – The approximate cost of sending a Middletown EMS unit on a run.

140 – The number of people referred for opioid recovery treatment in the Middletown Heroin Response Team’s first year of operation.

74 – The number of opioid overdose deaths reported in the city of Middletown in 2016.

51 – The number of opioid overdose deaths reported in the city of Middletown through June 17, 2017.

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$30 – approximate cost Middletown spends per dose of Narcan.

12.4 – The percentage of Middletown EMS run volume just for opioid overdoses through June 17, 2017.

5.7 – The percentage of Middletown EMS run volume just for opioid overdoses for all of 2016.

SOURCE: City of Middletown Division of Fire

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