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  • Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal of Opioid Drugs

    Opioid pain relievers (opioids) are used to manage acute and chronic pain. These medicines are powerful pain relievers, but they…

  • Prescription and OTC Drug Abuse

    Nearly everyone in the nation agrees: Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drug abuse is at epidemic levels. The two represent what a doctor prescribes (prescription medicine) and what you can buy without a doctor’s prescription (OTC). Both have immediate and long-term

  • Opioid Addiction

    Opioids are a type of medicine often used to help relieve pain. They work by lowering the number of pain…

  • Video: Safe Use of Opioids

    Opioids are common pain medicines that can be addictive and even deadly if misused. On average, 115 Americans die every…