'Silver Lining In Tragedy': More Drug Deaths Increase Organ Donations
Organ donations from drug users have risen about 530 percent since 2005.By Ben Lawson | May 10, 2016
Deaths from drug overdoses are rising, but that also means more organs donated to people in need.
Between 2005 and 2015, the number of donors who died from drug overdoses increased by about 530 percent.
The president of the New England Organ Bank called it a "silver lining to what is absolutely a tragedy."