In a recent population based cohort study from Canada, there was a 75% increase in ED visits and near doubling of hospitalizations from 2010-2015 due to intentional overdose in youth. What were the most common substances involved in the overdoses?
The most common substances involved in these intentional overdoses in youth were acetaminophen, antidepressants and NSAIDs. (Gilley M et al. Trends of intentional drug overdose amonth youth: a population based cohort study. Clin Tox 2020; 58(7): 711-715.)