Friday, August 29, 2014

Overdose Awareness Day Is August 31st

Huffington Post, August 19, 2014

"Imagine: A health crisis claiming over 16,000 lives each year. Then imagine a prescription drug that could be made widely accessible to save those lives, but isn't.

This is not a hypothetical situation. Overdose deaths have surpassed car crashes in the United States as the second leading cause of accidental death. Drug overdose was responsible for over 41,000 deaths in 2011, and over 16,000 of those deaths were attributable to opiates." Read more

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