Items Tagged with 'prescription painkillers'



Opioids: Use and misuse

Take steps to protect – or help – yourself and loved ones
If you take opioids for too long or take large doses, you may be at risk for developing an opioid use disorder – and even dying from an overdose, the National Safety Council warns.
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Opioid misuse: Help is available

Opioid use disorder is defined by Johns Hopkins Medicine as a medical condition in which you’re unable to abstain from using opioids, and behaviors centered around opioid use that interfere with daily life.
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