Drug overdoses are a public health crisis nationally and in San Francisco. In 2022, the San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reported that 647 people died from an unintentional drug overdose in San Francisco. The San Francisco Department of Public Health tracks trends in drug overdoses and treatment to guide our response and measure our progress. The data come from several sources and are updated at different times.
To learn more about our efforts to eliminate overdose deaths visit: San Francisco Department of Public Health Overdose Prevention Plan.
Preliminary unintentional drug overdose deaths in San Francisco by month.
Overdose-related 911 calls in San Francisco by week.
Substance use services offered by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
Unintentional drug overdose death rates by race or ethnicity in San Francisco by year.