Learn the Risks
Opioids are powerful pain medications. Common opioids are Oxycontin, Vicodin, and Percocet. Heroin is also an opioid drug. Opioid pain pills can cause problems when used for chronic pain. They can lead to physical dependence, addiction, and death from overdose.
– What’s the big deal?
– US opioid epidemic timeline
– Side effects of opioid medications
– Mixing opioids with alcohol and other drugs
– Why do people stop breathing?
– How do I know if someone needs help?